Captain Kevin Obermeyer

Kevin Obermeyer hails from South Africa and has been intimately associated with the sea since early childhood. He served in the South African Navy before moving on to the Merchant Navy, sailing worldwide for the South Africa Marine Corporation (Safmarine). 

He has held a number of positions in various ports from Richards Bay, South Africa to Prince Rupert and Nanaimo, British Columbia. In August 1999, Capt. Obermeyer joined the Pacific Pilotage Authority as Director of Marine Operations, and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in April 2006.

Captain Obermeyer’s many years of deep sea shipping experience and marine management have given him a vast amount of practical experience in the marine and administrative fields, especially where vessel safety and operations are concerned. He holds a Master Mariner’s Certificate as well as a Bachelor of Commerce degree.