Captain H. Hickman Rowland, Jr.


Captain H. Hickman Rowland, Jr. is the President of Wilmington Tug, Inc., based at the Port of Wilmington, Delaware, and has been an active docking pilot since 1976. He is President of Delaware Bay Launch Service, Inc., and a partner and the Treasurer of Marine Lubricants, Inc. for more that 20 years.

Rowland is a Board Member and past President of the Port of Wilmington Maritime Society, a Board Member of the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay, and the Secretary of the Marinerís Advisory Committee.

In addition, he is the President of the Seamenís Center of Wilmington, a Board Member and a past President of the St. Andrewís School and of the Municipal Services Commission (City of New Castle).

Prior to his maritime career, and following his graduation from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, Rowland worked as an investment banker for the Francis I. DuPont & Co., Philadelphia, PA , and for the Ira Haupt & Co., New York, NY.