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Meet Our Leadership

Dawayne Lepper
Chief Executive Officer

Dawayne Lepper founded Blue Tide Marine in 2015 after recognizing the need for complex maritime logistics expertise in the private sector. Dawayne began his military career in the early nineties as a Deep-Sea Diver in the United States Navy and subs ...

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Bob Pudney

Retiring from the US. Navy in 2019, Bob brings a wealth of experience in surface and special operations forged over a military career of 21 years. A native of Plantation, Florida, Mr. Pudney graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1998, wh ...

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Mike Oberhelman
Chief Operating Officer

Mike began his military career in 1998 as a US Navy SEAL where he served as a wet submersible pilot, Reconnaissance Team Leader and was selected for a specialized unit within the SEAL Teams where he embarked on a 14-year career of combat operations. ...

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Blue Tide Marine Company Profile

Blue Tide Marine, LLC is a veteran owned and operated business headquartered in Suffolk, Virginia with an operating office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Personnel include maritime professionals hand-selected for their specialized skills and experience. Half of our workforce consists of Veterans of the United States Armed Forces.

Blue Tide Marine provides innovative solutions to meet unique maritime logistics and operating challenges including urgent disaster response, maritime cargo delivery, undersea services, security, and a variety of vessel transport and management services.

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