About us

Michael Walker - General Manager

Michael began his maritime career sailing ocean tugs, large private yachts and commercial fishing vessels. Later, he was a founding owner and partner of a vessel owning and management company. Michael successfully sold his company to a Norwegian interest in 1988. He was also a founder/partner of Bengtsson Walker Marine, Inc. a vessel management company of more than 90 seagoing and office personnel. Michael's 36 years of extensive experience in the marine industry, his client focused approach and his passion for revitalizing the maritime industry in the Gulf region make him ideally suited to serving the needs of the Gulf Coast.


Mike Wood, PE – Project Manager

Mike has over 17 years of experience in naval architecture, project management and marine vessel construction. He has earned his engineering degree in Naval Architecture and Marine engineering in addition to a having a Masters of Business Administration. He holds a Professional Engineer (PE) license in the state of Louisiana. He also holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate from the Project Management Institute. Mike's entire career has been spent in the Gulf region working for several shipyards and design firms, including experience in engineering project management and shipyard construction project management.