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Harbour Master and Designated Person
Responsible for all marine and quay side operations. Stuart is also the Designated Person under the Port Marine Safety Code.
Stuart has over 30 years experience in the Marine Industry, in a number of related fields. Having qualified and worked as a Deck Officer with BP Shipping, he went on to gain an honours degree in Maritime Studies at Cardiff University. He consequently worked in port management, stevedoring, ferry and terminal operations, ship management, marine bunkering and ship repair, before becoming Deputy Harbour Master in the Port of Belfast and subsequently became Harbour Master in Larne Port. His broad knowledge of the shipping industry, as well as his collaborative and solution-focussed approach, enables him to appreciate and faciliate the various requirements and needs of port customers, users and service providers.
The following persons are directors to the board of Larne Harbour Limited and are the duty holders under the Port Marine Safety Code;
Peter Hebblethwaite, General Manager/Director
David Stretch, Director
Karl Howarth, Director