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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.


Australian Marine Complex – Common User Facility Floating Dock

Drydock Conference, Norfolk, USA, 2008

Operation and Safe Management of Floating Docks

Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Dock Conference, 2003

Types of Floating Dock

Drydock Conference, San Diego, USA, 2011


The Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland




Sep 2018 – Present

The Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland

Vice President



Apr 2016 – Present

Incorporation of Hammermen of Glasgow

Master Court



Oct 2015 – Present

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.


Licenses & Certifications

Chartered Engineer (C.Eng)

Engineering Council

Fellow (FIES)

Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland (THE).

Member (MRINA)

Royal Institution of Naval Architect


Member of the Master Court

Hammermen of Glasgow




Sep 2015 – Present, 4 Years 3 Months

Glasgow, United Kingdom


Lobnitz Marine Holdings




1995 – Present, 24 Years

Paisley, United Kingdom

Managing Director

Clark & Standfield Limited




Mar 1989 – Present, 30 Years 9 Months

Paisley, United Kingdom

Associate Director

Clark & Standfield Limited




Mar 1983 – 1989, 6 Years 1 Month

London, United Kingdom

Naval Architect

Sir J.H. Biles & Co. Ltd.




Aug 1976 – Mar 1983, 6 Years 8 Months

United Kingdom


University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

BSc (Hons) Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding




1973 – 1976

London, United Kingdom

David Westmore