Port Lincoln Tugs

The Team

Andrew Stannard – Executive Director

The name Stannard has been associated with the maritime industry for over 100 years.

Andrew is the 6th generation to work in the family business making it one of the oldest businesses in Australia. With an emphasis on reinvestment into plant and machinery the company looks set to flourish under the current management team.

We are very proud of our vessels which are maintained and serviced to the highest standards to ensure reliability of supply to our customers and to the ports of South Australia.

We are working hard as a team to ensure this continues into the future along with a steady diversification program.

Mark Rigoni – General Manager

Mark was appointed General Manager in March 2015 and holds commercial and operational responsibilities.

Mark has had extensive experience in the maritime industry spanning over 26-years, holding various Trade Management and General Management roles.

Hayden Wiseman – Joint Fleet Manager

Hayden’s career started as a Motor Transport Fitter (Diesel Fitter) in the Royal Australia Air Force and then transitioned to the Marine Industry in 1995. He worked as an engineer, both in the shipyard and on seagoing vessels from Fishing vessels to RORO ferries & Tugs. In that time before joining the PLT Tugs as a Tug Engineer he had been involved in numerous dockings along with the involvement of new build vessels. Hayden was promoted from our Bulimba Tug in Port Lincoln to Superintendent in 2013.

Nigel Warner – Managing Director

Nigel was appointed Managing Director in July 2017. Prior to this he was the Finance Director.

Nigel has been a Director of the company since March 2003 and has over 40 years experience in the marine industry.

As Managing Director of Port Lincoln Tugs, Nigel is responsible for the financial and operational performance of the company.

Sean Johnson – Joint Fleet Manager, DPA ,QA Management and Safety Officer

Sean has accumulated 25 years’ experience as a Marine engineer, having worked on a variety of different vessel types including but not limited
to: FPSO’s, crude and product oil tankers, DP3 drill ships, chemical tankers and container ships.

Sean works in tandem with Hayden Wiseman and is responsible for the overall maintenance and docking programs for all fleet vessels.

Sydney Office

Phone: (02) 9431 7900
Address: Suite 6, 448 Pacific Highway, Lane Cove North NSW 2064