Dermot Loughnane

Dermot Loughnane has the experience of 15 years at sea combined with 20 years in shore positions in the shipping industry and the marine operations of oil companies, and since then as an independent consultant. He is a Master Mariner, and holds both a MBA and a post graduate diploma in shipping management (DMS). 

Dermot’s executive experience includes a position as managing director of Teekay Shipping Australia and CEO of Skaugen PetroTrans, a ship lightering company. Earlier he managed the marine department of Petro Canada.

Presently he runs Tactical Marine Solutions, a consultancy specializing in shipping operations and feasibility for the Arctic and improving the operational performance of shipping companies.

He is a past board member of the Australian Shipowners Association, Australian Maritime Defense Council and Shipping Australia and Chair of the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority.