Captain Dan Harris

Director of Marine Operations

Captain Harris has over 37 years of marine related experience.  He brings over 18 years of experience as a Mooring Master for various operations including at Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (“LOOP”).

Captain Harris brings over 20 years of sailing experience on US flagged vessels, which were primarily tankers on the Alaskan trade for BP. In 1999-2001, he was accredited as an OCIMF SIRE vetting inspector (gas, chemical, oil) where he made over 300 inspections on behalf of BP, Exxon and Shell.  Captain Harris also served two years as BP’s Port Captain for the Southeast US Coast region.  He was responsible for marine activities including vetting, terminal audits, Alliance Refinery marine terminal operations, barge safety audits, and high-risk cargo risk mitigation in South America for the BP trading group. He also served as a member of BP’s oil spill response team.  In support of Operation Desert Storm, he sailed as Master on the Ro-Ro Vessel Cape Hudson for the Military Sealift Command, delivering military cargoes to the Persian Gulf.

Captain Harris currently holds a USCG Masters Unlimited, Oceans License (sixth issue), and has a first-class Pilotage endorsement for Prince William Sound in Alaska.  Captain Dan graduated from New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler and earned a B.S. in Marine Transportation.