Ryan J. Vechan

Associate Professor of the Practice
Department of Maritime Transportation

Ryan J. Vechan

E-mail: rvechan@tamug.edu
Phone: +1 (409) 740.4922

Kirkham Hall, Office 110


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Get To Know Ryan J. Vechan

What in your life drew you to your current field of study?

I was drawn to the various different career possibilities in the marine industry.

What do you hope your students gain from studying or working with you?

After taking my courses, I hope my students are better prepared to perform the duties that will be required of them as deck officers.

What are you passionate about in your personal life?

I enjoy keeping up with various sports including A&M sports as well as professional soccer.  


Juris Doctor, University of Houston Law Center, 2014
Marine Transportation, Texas A&M University at Galveston, 2007

Licenses & Certificates

Chief Mate of Steam or Motor Vessels of any Gross Tons Master of Vessels not more than 1600 Gross Registered Tons
Admitted to Practice Law: State of Texas (all courts)
U.S. District Court for the Southern, Northern, and Eastern Districts of Texas  

Courses Taught

MART 212: Marine Dry Cargo Operations
MART 310: Electronic Navigation
MARA 301: Ocean Transportation II