Mr Lawrence Porter was appointed Harbour Master in December 2020 following a six month probationary period.
Lawrence has worked on the harbour for 17 years starting his harbour career as Engineers Assistant then becoming Engineer which in turn paved the way for the position of Harbour Superintendent, which led onto Harbour Master & Chief Executive.
Lawrence Porter has a sea going background with the Royal Fleet Auxillary wher he served 13 years working his way up through the ranks to Petty Officer Engine Room. Lawrence is also crew on Bridlington lifeboat.
Lawrence is married to Helen and has teenage twin boys.
Lawrence is enjoying the new role and the challenges it brings.