Captain Rob Lorigan
Vice President and Head of Health, Safety, Quality, Environment and Operations Assurance
Captain Rob Lorigan was named Head of OSG's health, safety, quality and environmental programs in October 2012. Along with these responsibilities, he has oversight of safety and security performance monitoring, vessel emergency preparedness and response, seafarer training and development and marine regulatory awareness and coordination. He was named Vice President, Marine Operations Assurance and Response in August 2010.
Captain Lorigan joined OSG in June 2007 as Vice President of Operations Compliance following retirement from the United States Coast Guard after 30 years of active duty. His last USCG assignment was Chief of Staff, 11th Coast Guard District, overseeing operations and compliance initiatives in California related to marine safety, security and environmental protection programs. He also served as Chief of the Marine Safety Division for the Coast Pacific Area, where he implemented Maritime Transportation Security Act regulations and the International Port Security Program. Captain Lorigan’s command assignments include Commanding Officer of Marine Safety Offices in Juneau, Alaska and Guam and Executive Officer of Marine Safety Office San Francisco Bay, California. He completed field tours in marine safety, port operations, marine environmental protection, search and rescue and law enforcement in Alaska, Louisiana, and Texas and in the Middle East. He also carried out tours of duty in readiness planning and defense operations.
Captain Lorigan holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Hampden-Sydney College, a master’s degree in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College and a master of science degree in business from Salve Regina College.