Capilano Maritime Design Ltd., a naval architecture design firm based in North Vancouver, BC, Canada, announced that John Shaw has joined the firm as Manager of Engineering.
For the last six years, John was employed at Seaspan Shipyards where he played a role in the shipyard’s successful bid for a $2.6 billion contract for the construction of several non‐combat ships for the Government of Canada. He has served as Technical Director for Thordon Bearings Inc. for many years during the development of their highly successful water‐lubricated bearing products. John also spent 12 years with Lloyd’s Register culminating in his position as Area Manager for Eastern Canada where, among other duties, he was responsible for maintaining the ISO9001 Quality Assurance Program.
Capilano Maritime specializes in the design of commercial workboats including tugs, barges, crewboats, dredges, offshore supply vessels, marine construction vessels and ferries, as well as providing general consulting services to the marine industry. In its seventh year of operations, the firm is continuing to expand by adding key personnel from the ship building industry to augment their staff.