Douglas Lang

Commissioner

Douglas Lang

Commissioner

Douglas Lang is Group Managing Director of Anglo-Eastern (Offshore) which is part of the Hong Kong based vessel management group.

Douglas started his career as a Naval Architect. He graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 1980 and spent the first ten years of his career with DnV in Oslo specialising in the research and development of floating offshore structures.

He also holds an MBA from the University of Strathclyde Business School, obtained in 1988.

In 1990 Douglas joined Denholm Ship Management where he held several management posts.

After the merger between Anglo-Eastern and Denholm in 2001 Douglas took overall responsibility for the enlarged Anglo-Eastern (UK) services until in January 2017 he was promoted to the newly created Group offshore position.

Douglas has published papers on a wide range of ship and crew management issues. He is a regular contributor to the Galbraith’s Shipping Course. In addition, he is a member of the BIMCO Marine Committee, Chairman of the INTERTANKO Safety & Environmental Committee (ISTEC) as well as serving on several regional classification society committees. In addition, he is the first Chairman of the Scottish Maritime Cluster, formed in 2017.