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MARTEC Marine

Our Mission

is to provide technical and project support to the marine industry that keeps pace with rapid advances in equipment technology.

Services

MARTEC Marine has been providing experienced and innovative management solutions in new ship construction for more than 30 years - with proven record of success. This includes a wide range of Coast Guard, Naval and Commercial vessels world-wide.

  • Project Management
  • Owner Representation
  • Marketing

 

  • Systems Integration
  • Design
  • Bid and Budget Preparation

 

  • Company Restructuring
  • Business Development & Strategies

How we Manage Projects

We start with the end in mind, using the latest management techniques such as Agile development, which encourages team building and focuses effort on the project. Our priorities are smooth and consistent communications, and empowerment of all parties involved.

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  • Project management, focused on controlling risk
  • Modern management methods, utilizing RACI, Agile development and Microsoft Project
  • Implementation, ongoing control and monitoring

Teaming Arrangements

Martec Marine brings the best available resources for a specific project in "Teaming Arrangements” with the correct personnel, utilizing its vast industry knowledge base.

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Our Focus

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MARTEC Marine has participated in a number of studies and investigations into the future Naval vessel market taking into account the rapid advancement of weapons and defence systems worldwide.

MARTEC Marine has been involved in the design and construction of many Icebreaker project including ground breaking single CPP Canmar “Kigoriak”, the 86,000 hp Polar 8 and recently a double end Anchor Handler for the Arctic incorporating the latest Icebreaking technology and construction techniques.

MARTEC Marine has experience in a wide range off new ship construction senior management ranging including facilities in Europe, Asia, South and North America, from the sophisticated highly automated yards to “Green Field” sites plus multi-yard and multi-location unit/module construction.

Some projects included leading the assembly JV’s and Partnering projects. We also provided engineering management, vendor negotiations/coordination and integration for the shipyards. Experience includes large Ro/Pac and fast Cat Ferries, Industry Offshore Vessels including AH’s, IMR and OSV’s, ATB’s.  Specialized vessels include research and offshore patrol, icebreakers for Coast Guards and Navies.

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Our Focus

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MARTEC Marine has experience in a wide range off new ship construction senior management ranging including facilities in Europe, Asia, South and North America, from the sophisticated highly automated yards to “Green Field” sites plus multi-yard and multi-location unit/module construction.

Some projects included leading the assembly JV’s and Partnering projects. We also provided engineering management, vendor negotiations/coordination and integration for the shipyards. Experience includes large Ro/Pac and fast Cat Ferries, Industry Offshore Vessels including AH’s, IMR and OSV’s, ATB’s.  Specialized vessels include research and offshore patrol, icebreakers for Coast Guards and Navies.

MARTEC Marine has participated in a number of studies and investigations into the future Naval vessel market taking into account the rapid advancement of weapons and defence systems worldwide.

MARTEC Marine has been involved in the design and construction of many Icebreaker project including ground breaking single CPP Canmar “Kigoriak”, the 86,000 hp Polar 8 and recently a double end Anchor Handler for the Arctic incorporating the latest Icebreaking technology and construction techniques.

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Leadership

Managing a shipbuilding project can be daunting – there are so many elements to keep track of, personalities and businesses to unify, different stakeholders to satisfy, and chaos to control. MARTEC Marine can help by finding all the right people for your project, bringing them on board fast, and providing the necessary leadership for successful collaboration.


Dave Longdale, President of MARTEC Marine since its inception in 1982, has provided senior management services to the shipbuilding industry in Canada and internationally covering all aspects of the shipbuilding cycle. He maintains a global network of contacts for designers, owners, major equipment package venders and shipyards that can be brought together to the complete integration of equipment, skill, resources and facilities to ensure a successful project.

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He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), Eur Ing, Engineering Council (UK), Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineers, Science and Technology, Member of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers. He served as an Engineer Officer (R44A) with the RCN and spent 7 years at sea as an Engineer Officer with the British Merchant Service.

About MARTEC Marine

Incorporated in 1982, MARTEC Marine provides senior management services on large-scale shipbuilding projects - ranging from to 165 m Ro/Pac Ferries to the latest sophisticated research vessels for both commercial and military clients. We are located in Greater Victoria, BC, Canada.

Projects in ferry building
Projects in ferry building
Projects in ferry building

Experience

Navy AGOR 74m Research Vessel

MARTEC Marine provided program management during design and contract negotiations for two US Navy AGOR 74m Research Vessels from 2009 to 2012 for Dakota Creek Industries in Anacortes WA, USA. We also provided the project management for the University of Delaware/Science Foundation ICES compliant 46m Research vessel “Hugh R Sharp” from design to delivery in 2005 also at Dakota Creek.

Both designs had very low radiated and environment noise requirements which were successfully met. Plug-and-play science packages such as the ones used in this project are very relevant to OPV/OPC design today.

This was a valuable experience working with the US Navy NAVSEA, who were a model of cooperation and realism.

74 m OPV for the Government of Mauritius

In 1996, Western Canada Marine Group (WCMG), a Canadian EPCM company, was prime contractor for a 74 m OPV for the Government of Mauritius. The competition from international Naval Constructors was fierce. WCMG contracted the Chilean Navy Shipyard for the construction. Over 100 BC companies supplied goods and services on the project. Canadian Government agencies provided considerable support during the project.

MARTEC Marine provided WCMG with Executive Management throughout the project. During this period, we assisted in contract negotiations between Irish Government and UK Shipyard, Appledore for two 78m OPV’s of a similar design to the WCMG MOPV. A total of 7 similar Canadian-designed OPV/OPC have since been delivered to the Irish Navy.

The biggest challenge was managing the 10 shareholding companies with diverse interests in the project, however we are proud to say that the vessel was delivered on schedule and budget and performed according to the contract.

Please ask us about our past projects - we will be happy to share further examples of our success stories upon request.

Experience

Navy AGOR 74m Research Vessel

MARTEC Marine provided program management during design and contract negotiations for two US Navy AGOR 74m Research Vessels from 2009 to 2012 for Dakota Creek Industries in Anacortes WA, USA. We also provided the project management for the University of Delaware/Science Foundation ICES compliant 46m Research vessel “Hugh R Sharp” from design to delivery in 2005 also at Dakota Creek.

Both designs had very low radiated and environment noise requirements which were successfully met. Plug-and-play science packages such as the ones used in this project are very relevant to OPV/OPC design today.

This was a valuable experience working with the US Navy NAVSEA, who were a model of cooperation and realism.

74 m OPV for the Government of Mauritius

In 1996, Western Canada Marine Group (WCMG), a Canadian EPCM company, was prime contractor for a 74 m OPV for the Government of Mauritius. The competition from international Naval Constructors was fierce. WCMG contracted the Chilean Navy Shipyard for the construction. Over 100 BC companies supplied goods and services on the project. Canadian Government agencies provided considerable support during the project.

MARTEC Marine provided WCMG with Executive Management throughout the project. During this period, we assisted in contract negotiations between Irish Government and UK Shipyard, Appledore for two 78m OPV’s of a similar design to the WCMG MOPV. A total of 7 similar Canadian-designed OPV/OPC have since been delivered to the Irish Navy.

The biggest challenge was managing the 10 shareholding companies with diverse interests in the project, however we are proud to say that the vessel was delivered on schedule and budget and performed according to the contract.

Please ask us about our past projects - we will be happy to share further examples of our success stories upon request.

MARTEC Marine is a proud member of

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Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers

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