MRINA, MIPENZ, MIMarEST, EurIng
Ian has 17 years international marine experience in shipyards and onboard vessels ranging from tugs and workboats, through some of the worlds largest and most luxurious superyachts to refit, repair and maintenance of passenger ships, tankers, bulk carriers and container ships. Ian is our General Manager responsible for overall operations as well as providing technical guidance as a Naval Architect and Principal Engineer looking after engineering, design, naval architecture, and compliance.
NZCE Struc. MRINA
Bob has more than 40 years of engineering and design experience in the marine and mechanical engineering industries. Bob is now (semi) retired but stays involved in our projects when needed, providing engineering guidance and direction from his extensive design experience in tugs, barges, winches, cranes, naval architecture, and compliance.
NZR Elect, RTC II MRINA
Peter has many years of experience in marine newbuild and refit/conversion projects including, electrical design and installation on marine projects ranging from workboats and tugs, luxury superyachts and large commercial cargo vessels. Peter is our Projects Manager looking after the management and control of major projects including assisting clients in the preparation of specifications, tender documents and project control. He is also our senior electrical design engineer responsible for electrical/electronics specification, design, detailing, construction supervision, and project management.
Senior Naval Architect
Jason joined MID as a Naval Architect with previous experience with RoRo Passenger Ferries, High Speed Ferries, high speed catamarans and luxury superyachts. Jason leads our Naval Architecture team and is responsible for stability assessments, hull modelling, resistance and propulsion as well as vessel design, rule scantling assessment and compliance and structural design.
Senior Mechanical Engineer
BE (Mech), MIPENZ
John has 25 years experience as a mechanical engineer and marine design engineer covering materials handling, mining, process equipment and 12 years in the marine industry as a senior mechanical and systems design engineer at a world leading yacht builder. John leads our engineering team.
Brendan has 5 years’ experience as a Naval Architect, undertaking structural and mechanical designs for classification and statutory approval, experienced user of Maxsurf Naval Architecture software for stability, resistance, seakeeping and hull modelling. Skilled CAD designer in the latest 2D and 3D design packages.
BE Tech, Dip Eng (Prod)
James has four years experience as a mechanical and electrical design engineer and draftsman in the marine industry. Advanced user of 2D and 3D CAD design packages. Experienced in the use of computer based FEA software to review and refine design output. Sound blend of mechanical, electrical and marine design experience to ensure all project aspects are evaluated.
CAD Manager/Design Draughtsman. NZCAD, BAT, AMRINA
Over 15 years as a design draughtsman in marine and engineering companies in New Zealand and Europe. Skilled user of both 2D and 3D design software and the ability to produce high quality design output as part of our design team.
Corne has a background in high performance composite materials and boat building. He also has experience of working in Dutch shipyards building luxury displacement and performance steel and aluminium yachts up to 65m in length. Corne is responsible for stability assessments, hull modelling, rule scantling assessment and compliance, structural design and drawing production.
Kris looks after our Whangarei office where he provides ongoing engineering support to the local shipyards. Kris brings a combination of real world experience onboard international superyachts and a degree in engineering that allows him to produce practical designs that he knows will work onboard the vessel. Kris is an integral part of our enginering team and responsible for structural and mechanical engineering and design support to larger projects and local shipyards providing design detailing, engineering systems layout design cut files, modelling, including FEA structural analysis of designs.
James joins MID as a graduate from Australian Maritime College. Having previously joined us for work experience,
James brings a fresh approach to our Naval Architecture team using his university education and previous experience as a boat builders labourer, learning the trade of precision boat building.
Jarrod combines a practical hands on boatbuilding apprenticeship with marine design draughting experience from New Zealand and overseas. Jarrod provides design draughting support to the engineering team and uses his practical experience to ensure design solutions are practical and easy to build and maintain in the real world. Jarrod is responsible for structural, mechanical and electrical design draughting in support of our design engineers.