Read, David

Pitcairn Marine,
308 – 3205 Mountain Highway
North Vancouver, BC V7K 0A3

Phone:604 785 6573
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David is an Independent Marine Consultant. He rose to the rank of Chief Officer over 12 years engaged in global general cargo trades.

He then came ashore as Assistant Marine Superintendent before spending two years as a Stevedoring Superintendent in the United Kingdom for Multifaceted Ship and Terminal Operations.

David has over 30 years of broad managerial expertise in the BC Maritime industry including Agency and Vessel Operations, Stevedoring and Terminal Operations, Labour Relations and Marketing.


Professional Affiliations:

  • Former Director of BC Maritime Employers Association
  • Former Director and Chairman of the Waterfront Foreman Employers Association
  • Former Past Member of BC Wharf Operators Association



  • Graduate of Training Ship H.M.S ‘Conway’
  • Holds both British and Canadian Unrestricted Foreign Going Master Mariners Certificates.