John Howard has worked in the marine contracting industry for over 30 years, in which time he has been involved in a wide variety of activities including:
Capital dredging, coastal towing, harbour maintenance, marine geo-technics, marine demolition, piling and contracting but most significantly in building and operating de-mountable Jack-up Barges.
These projects have taken John Howard to many parts of the world.
John Howard believes passionately in safety and training. In 2008 John Howard founded the International Jack-up Barge Owners Association (IJUBOA). This organisation has now become the world wide representative for the Jack-up Barge industry. John Howard is also the co author of the Jack-up Barge Code of Practice.
John Howard & Associates has been formed to assist and provide a range of services to organisations in the following disciplines: