Who are we?

OMC International is an Australian maritime engineering company delivering multi award-winning digital port solutions and e-Navigation technologies.

With over 30 years of experience, we are the industry-leaders in providing under keel clearance solutions.

An OMC snapshot

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owned & operated

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Inventor & sole
supplier of DUKC®

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Supported by an experienced team
of over 60 people

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Over 770 full-scale vessel motion
measurement analyses conducted

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A strong focus
on R&D

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Approx. 98%  of Australia’s iron ore
sails under DUKC® advice

safe DUKC® sailings and counting

Our Vision

To be the global leader in safe, smart, efficient waterway management and an integral contributor to our customers' success.

Our Mission

To provide ports and waterways with smart, efficient, dynamic solutions.

Our Values

Our values are core to our business and shape a culture that inspires our people to be their best.


Relied upon to deliver exceptional service.


Love what you do.


Honest, ethical & trustworthy.


Safety above all.


Always be courteous, attentive & respectful of others & value their expertise.


Continuously improve to optimise results.


Be driven by curiosity to deliver world leading innovation.


Relied upon to deliver exceptional service
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Love what you do
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Honest, ethical & trustworthy
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Safety above all
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Always be courteous, attentive & respectful of others & value their expertise
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Continuously improve to optimise results
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Be driven by curiosity to deliver world leading innovation
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OMC’s proven, world-leading DUKC® technology provides a consistent scientific approach to UKC and has been safely operating in ports and waterways around the world for more than 30 years without incident.

DUKC® ensures safety whilst maximising productivity – and has delivered more than $15 billion to exporters worldwide since the first system was installed in 1993.

OMC has a strong research focus and its Melbourne-based team of maritime and software engineers continue to commercialise new safety products. These include automated ship scheduling tool DUKC® Optimiser which maximises total tide tonnage and award-winning ship motion measurement instrument OMC iHeave®.

OMC’s team of dedicated professionals is uniquely experienced in working with regulators, pilots, port authorities and shippers to determine their UKC needs.

OMC also specialises in ship motion analysis, optimised dredging for cost effective channel design and mooring system analysis and design.

Meet the Leadership Team

Dr Terry O’Brien

Founder &
Executive Director

Peter O’Brien

Executive Officer

Allison Wilkinson

Chief Strategy & Corporate Services Officer

Brendan Curtis

Commercial Officer

Chris Hens

Product Officer

Giles Lesser

NZ Business Development & TransitAnalyst Product Manager

Gordon Lindsay

Chief Software
Engineering Officer

Jason Ryan

Chief Information
Security Officer

Laurence Benn

Engineering Officer

Dr Matthew Turner

Project Officer

Ronnie Saunders

Chief Customer
Operations Officer