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United Arab Emirates
Donald Langrock possesses a unique combination of engineering,
research & development, project management and sea going operations experience related
to diverse areas of the marine field. Dons career started in the U.S. Coast Guard in
the early 1960s where he served as both a deck officer and later as an officer in
the engineering department on major ships operating in the North Atlantic.
After completing his graduate work at MIT in 1967, he was assigned
to Coast Guards Merchant Marine Safety Department and worked on fishing vessel
stability requirements, structural fire protection for passenger ferries as well as
working with the American Bureau of Shipping on load line requirements and technical
In 1971, he was assigned to a project task group as engineering
manager and chief inspector for the construction of two polar icebreakers with combined
diesel electric and gas turbine propulsion plants. (93,000 SHP). As Chief Engineer he took
the first of the vessels through shake downs and operational missions in the Arctic and
Antarctic polar regions.
After retirement from the Coast Guard in 1981, he took a position
with the Offshore Engineering Department of Mobil Oil where he was responsible for the
development of all floating equipment for offshore oil production. In 1990, having
completed all necessary prototype designs and having developed an effective and well
trained engineering group, he was reassigned to Scotland, where he was responsible for
R&D and deep water development projects. Working with the marine and offshore industry
and many of the major universities in UK, he developed remotely operated vehicles (ROV)
and associated equipment to a level of sophistication previously unseen in the field. This
equipment is presently being used in many parts of the world to accomplish work previously
done by divers.
Throughout his career Don has published extensively, (10 countries
on four continents) and has chaired numerous technical conferences related to the marine
and offshore industry. Since retiring from Mobil in 1996, he has acted as a consultant to
ABS and various manufacturing and engineering firms.
Education, Awards and Professional
- Coast Guard Academy, B.S. with honors 1961
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S. Mechanical Engineering
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S. Naval Arch & Marine
SNAME Spring Paper Award, 1991
- Outstanding Technical Paper Award, MTS, Intervention/ROV 1992
- Houlder Cup1996, Society for Underwater Technology (Great Britain)
- Member, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, since 1970
- Member, Marine Technology Society 1990-1996
- Member, Sigma Xi, since 1968
- Professional Engineer, State of Washington, USA
PE, B.S., M.S. (Nav. Arch.,
Langrock Offshore and Marine Services, Inc.
PO Box 221
Lopez Island, WA
Phone:(360) 468 4404
Fax: (360) 468 4404