Capt. Wayne Martin
VP / Marine Superintendent


Wayne Martin is VP/Marine Superintendent at TradeWinds Towing.  Dominique and Rachel have known Wayne since 2006 and knew that he would be able to provide much-needed expertise to oversee vessel maintenance.  Wayne joined the team in 2014, bringing over forty years of management experience in offshore supply vessels and offshore towing vessels to the company.

In 1969 Wayne began his career in the marine industry as a USCG Licensed Master of Towing any waters.  He worked the North Sea in anchor handling operations for several years and then went on to to Operations and Divisional Management for Tidewater Inc. in South America, West Africa (where he was kidnapped twice and held for ransom), Southeast Asia and the North Sea.  After retiring from Tidewater in 2005, Wayne continued working in the marine industry in his hometown of Berwick, LA until coming aboard TradeWinds Towing. He is ABS Certified as an ISM Internal Auditor, VSO/FSO, and Towing SMS and Auditing.