George Beck, Marine Asset Appraisals Manager, Sabine Surveyors, Ltd. 

George Beck, marine asset appraisals manager for Sabine Surveyors, joined the company in 2019 as a staff surveyor in Sabine’s New Orleans office. Beck earned a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation from the United States Merchant Marine Academy. He also has an MBA in Finance from the University of New Orleans. Beck is a certified sales professional and an ASBA-certified agent. 

Previously in his career, he held a Second Mate Unlimited Tonnage Oceans license and was certified as an Unlimited Dynamic Positioning Officer. Beck was also a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, where he served in five selective units. 

Beck is considered a subject matter expert on water transportation, both brown water and blue water, and bulk materials handling on barges, ships, roll-on/roll-off vessels, and car/truck carriers. He managed a company’s marine incident investigation program and the company’s audit, survey and assessment program for Operational and Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental Systems activities and regulatory compliance. He also conducted Subchapter M internal surveys and audits for inland vessel companies. 

Beck is an accredited member of the American Society of Appraisers (AM-ASA) and the current treasurer of the National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS). He is an active NAMS certified marine surveyor.