DPA & CSO
Capt. Aksel Huus has to date over 20 years of unparalleled experience in the field of maritime management. As an independent maritime management consultant, auditor, advisor and maritime inspector he has set his company “SafeShips Consulting” (SSC) in a strategic direction towards new standards of excellence; instrumental in meeting the highly demanding needs and requirements that face the Cargo, Cruise Ship, and Yacht management sector.
At present, Capt. Huus also serves in the capacity of Safety & Security Advisor for the commercial and luxury private mega yacht industry. He successfully takes a hand in assisting to identify their requisites and achieving their objectives and goals. He is a graduate of the Bergen Maritime Academy in Norway and holds an Unlimited Master’s License degree from the academy. Capt. Huus spent some years as deck crew and officer onboard various dry cargo ships, bulk carriers, tankers and hydrofoils in the international trade. Thereafter he moved into the cruise industry where he performed in the capacity of Chief Officer, Staff Captain and Captain within the circle of leading cruise line companies in the industry before transferring shore side as Maritime Director and Designated Person to take responsibility for the implementation of the ISM – Code and of the training in accordance with the STCW -95.
Capt. Aksel Huus is of Norwegian nationality and resides in South Florida.