David K Richards

Technical Consultant




David's training and experience in the British Merchant Navy has been in the field of marine engineering and during his seagoing career he rose to the rank of Chief Engineer. Since moving ashore he has used his specialist knowledge of the maritime industry in a number of shore based appointments notably: managing tug and barge towing operations trans-Tasman, Operations Manager in the offshore throughout drilling, installation and operational phases.

During his career with NZOS he has overseen such diverse areas as the top side lift on Maui B, flexible flow line installation, diving programs, mid-depth buoy fabrication and numerous other projects on behalf of various clients.