maritime support

General Information

Identify existing and future conditions, issues, needs, opportunities and recommendations for maritime support services including, but not limited to ship building and repair, maritime construction, salvage, spill response, tug operations, vessel outfitting and provisioning, water taxis and other services that support commercial maritime operations.

Schedule and Location

  • Meeting #1: 9/26/18 (Wednesday) 8:30 - 10:30 AM at the Marine Education & Training Center (METC).

  • Meeting #2: 10/18/18 (Friday) 8:30 - 10:30 AM at METC.

Note: Maritime Support and Vessel Operations Sub-TAC meetings have been combined.

Meeting Resources

Meeting #2




  1. Michael Buelsing, Pacific Shipyards

  2. Carl Devoe, Maritime License Center

  3. Julie Edsall, Kirby Offshore Marine

  4. Randy Grune, Hawaii Stevedores, Inc.

  5. Scott Heatherly, US Customs and Border Protection

  6. Ferdinand Jose, US Customs and Border Protection

  7. Randal Lui-Kwan, Hawaiian Electric Company

  8. Michael MacDonald, Young Brothers, Limited

  9. Dane Martin, Young Brothers, Limited

  10. Steve Morita, P&R Water Taxi LLC

  11. Andrew Rocheleau, Sea Engineering, Inc.

  12. Eric Shimabukuro, HC&D, LLC

  13. Lance Tanaka, Par Hawaii, Inc.

  14. Patrick Toves, Honolulu Freight Services

  15. Edward Underwood, State Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Boating and Ocean Resources

  16. Tiff Whitworth, Young Brothers/ Foss Maritime - Hawaii

  17. Janet Yocum, Federal Emergency Management Agency

  18. Jimmy Zane, McCabe, Hamilton & Renny Co., Ltd.