North Marine Management

North Marine Management

At North Marine, we are first and foremost a company of dedicated, seafaring mariners.

Setting us apart from others in the field, 100% of our Management personnel have direct experience working in the industry.

North Marine Managers understand the unique challenges you face and are proud to offer outstanding expertise and regional knowledge.

We strive to develop an excellent working relationship with you so that every job runs with streamlined efficiency.

Because our Managers have key industry contacts, North Marine may also be able to provide assistance with administrative approvals, project and logistics planning.

All enquiries are managed punctually, and you can expect excellent communication throughout your project.

Learn more on our About Us page.

Meet North Marine’s Management

Highly respected throughout the industry for their depth of knowledge are Managing Director Courtney Hansen.

Co-Director and Owner of North Marine, Courtney Hansen. Vessel charter company in the Port of Cairns, Queensland Australia.

Owner & Director – Courtney Hansen

Business Development

Courtney Hansen is a Master IV Skipper, diver and manager with thirteen years of experience in the marine services industry and nine years in the commercial sector. Under the previous owner, Courtney was a key crew member, working in the business before becoming an owner herself.

Courtney started her career in charter fishing and then as a dive boat Captain. Courtney was the first-ever permanent female Captain for Northern Australia’s largest freight shipping company. During her time there, Courtney was Master of a 50-meter, 1300-ton landing barge operating throughout the Eastern Seaboard, Torres Strait, Gulf of Carpentaria and Darwin.

In 2015 Courtney won the “Llyod List, Young Maritime Professional of the Year” award for achievements in the industry. In 2022 she won the Cairns Chamber of Commerce “Business Excellence Award – Emerging Leaders Division“.

As Business Development Manager, Courtney will be most clients’ first point of contact with North Marine.

Contact Courtney Hansen

North Marine Company Management - Ryan Kobelt - Commercial Dive Supervisor

Commercial Diving Supervisor – Ryan Kobelt

Heading the commercial dive division at North Marine is lead Commercial Dive Supervisor, Ryan Kobelt.

Ryan joined the North Marine family in 2015. He is an ADAS qualified commercial diver and ADAS Dive Supervisor. Ryan oversees many of North Marine’s commercial diving projects.

In addition to his diving skillset, Ryan is a seasoned marine engineer (MED I) and vessel master.

When not overseeing diving operations, he may be found operating vessels within the North Marine fleet or working on-site at North Wharf.

Ryan’s extensive resume of dive projects is too long to list. Still, it includes fly-in-fly-out assignments for the gas and oil industries, overseeing major Government and corporate contracts and working on countless in-water infrastructure projects.

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