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Lobnitz Marine Holdings
Unit 21
Sir James Clark Building
Abbey Mill Business Centre
Paisley PA1 1TJ
Scotland United Kingdom


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David Westmore



David is a Naval Architect. He studied Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne graduating in 1976. He has worked for 35 years with Clark & Standfield, a subsidiary of the Lobnitz Marine Group.

Clark & Standfield is one of the leading experts in the design of floating docks having designed, since formed in 1873, more than 200 floating docks ranging in lift capacity from 300 to 110,000 tonnes including some 60 Admiralty floating docks.


1973 – 1976

University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England UK

Field of Study

BSc (Hons) Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding

Licenses & Certifications

  • Chartered Engineer (C.Eng) – Engineering Council
  • Fellow (FIES) – Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland (THE)
  • Member (MRINA) – Royal Institution of Naval Architects


Sep. 2018 – Present

The Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland


April 2016 – Present

The Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland

Vice President

Oct. 2015 – Present

Incorporation of Hammermen of Glasgow

Master Court

British Standards Institute 

Appointed in 2012 as Panel member on the Committee for Revision to BS 6349 Maritime Works – Pt 3 Code of Practice for the Design of Shipyards and Lock Gates


Sep. 2015 – Present

Member of the Master Court at Hammermen of Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland UK

March 1989 – Present

Director at Lobnitz Marine Holdings Limited

Paisley, Scotland UK

1979 – 1988

Managing Director at Clark & Standfield Limited

Paisley, Scotland UK

1974 – 1977

Associate Director at Clark & Standfield Limited

London, England UK

Aug. 1976 – March 1983

Naval Architect at Sir J. H. Biles & Co. Ltd

Industry Knowledge

  • Turnkey Supply
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Project Management
  • Engineering Design
  • Marine Consultancy
  • Surveys & Inspection
  • Intact & Damage Stability
  • Launching & Docking Calculations
  • Structural Design & Analysis
  • Load Line & Tonnage Calculations
  • Safety Assessments & Risk Analysis


  1. Australian Marine Complex – Common User Facility Floating Dock Publication
    Description: Drydock Conference, Norfolk USA, 2008
  2. Operation and Safe Management of Floating Docks Publication
    Description: Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Dock Conference, 2003
  3. Types of Floating Docks
    Drydock Conference, San Diego, USA, 2011

Software Knowledge

  • Microsoft Office Pakage
  • Publisher Projects
  • Autocad
  • ptc Mathcad
  • Cadre Analytics
  • SolidWorks
  • HST Wolfson Unit

David Westmore