Baker Lyman names Thomas Dantin chief consultant for towing safety management


(METAIRIE, La.) — Baker Lyman has named maritime industry veteran Thomas Dantin as chief consultant for towing vessel safety management systems.

“Thomas has spent 40 years in the maritime industry and brings his wealth of knowledge to us,” said Corinne Titus, chief executive of Baker, Lyman and Co. Inc. “His experience and understanding of all facets of our business will benefit our customers, particularly with our Corsair Vessel Record system that meets all upcoming Subchapter M compliance issues.”

Dantin holds a bachelor of arts degree from Nichols State University and a U.S. Coast Guard 500-ton master of steam or motor vessels on oceans license. He is a certified ISM auditor and is experienced at designing safety management systems for the towing industry. He is a commercial pilot for single-engine land and sea, multi-engine land airplanes, instrument rated and a certified flight instructor. His experience covers shipyard and dry-dock management, fleet and personnel management.

Baker, Lyman and Co. Inc. is the oldest NOAA and admiralty chart agent in the United States. It provides nautical charts and instruments, publications, software and safety/educational materials meeting existing and proposed Coast Guard requirements. It is a global leader in distribution of Rose Point electronic charting system (ECS) for commercial ECDIS (commercial electronic charting system) solutions. For more information, visit

By Professional Mariner Staff