Captain Nanartowich joined Mid-Atlantic Maritime as an advanced course instructor following his retirement as a Senior Master with the Navyâ€™s Military Sealift Command. Captain Nanartowich sailed as Master from 1981 to 2008 with 24 commands within the diversified MSC fleet. His commands as civilian shipmaster included tankers, cargo ships, cable-layers, scientific support ships, ocean-going tugs and others. The most meaningful command for him was the humanitarian outreach mission of the USNS Comfort. A number of honors were bestowed on him at his retirement from this distinguished career of over 34 years.
Captain Nanartowich also served for 30 years as a Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Among his many duties in the Reserve he taught at Little Creek Shiphandling School and in Navy Simulators in Norfolk.
He has an MBA from LaSalle University and Bachelors from the State University of New Yorkâ€™s Maritime Academy.