Mal Walsh

Captain Mal Walsh is a Master Mariner from Comox, BC. He has over 40 years of experience in the international oil exploration and shipping industry—both commanding vessels on the seas and working ashore in management. Walsh has served on deep-sea ships in the British Merchant Navy before working in the offshore oil industry in the North Sea. When he came to Canada, he worked for Dome Petroleum during their exploration in the Beaufort Sea then came ashore and became General Manager of Marine and Environmental Services with Canadian Marine Drilling (CANMAR).

oil exports, tankers, B.C. coast, oil tankers

Opinion: Now is the time for a Canada-British Columbia Coastal Maritime Board

British Columbia coastal residents have a pressing need for greater control as to how the federal government decides on approvals for natural resource export. We have seen in recent years, the loss...
English Bay, English Bay spill, Canadian Coast Guard, WCMRC, Marine response

Canada's oil spill response needs a review, Master Mariner says

Editor's Note: Captain Mal Walsh is a Master Mariner from Comox, B.C. He has over 40 years of experience in the international oil exploration and shipping industry—both commanding...

Not anti-pipeline, nor anti-tanker, but questioning of Enbridge Northern Gateway

Sadly, those involved in presenting the pipeline case for the public to judge have done a poor job.