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Kevin joined GSC as an Associate Member in 2019 and is based in Cape Town. He started his seagoing career with Safmarine in 1974, serving on all vessel types. In 1980 he transferred to salvage tugs and was promoted to Master in 1998, serving aboard various AHTS vessels and the ocean-going salvage tugs JOHN ROSS and WOLRAAD WOLTEMADE. Kevin also served 4 years as Master aboard an Antarctic Research Vessel and subsequently did 3 Antarctic trips as Ice Pilot. In 2008, after 19 years in command, Kevin transferred ashore as a Salvage Master. Over the years Kevin was also deployed in the offshore industry as a Tow Master, Marine Operations Manager and Project Manager.

After 38 years in the salvage and offshore industry Kevin has been involved more than a 100 towage, salvage and wreck removal cases. More recent involvements are RENA, CIUDAD DE CADIZ and MAERSK HONAM

Latest Involvement

Barge TRIAS

Casualty Name: Barge TRIAS
Brief description of events:
Whilst under tow, the tow line parted during bad weather and sea-state conditions. Subsequently the barge grounded in a nature reserve. Finnish based Salvors Alfons Hàkans were awarded the LOF...

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