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. These include capital dredging, marine geo-technics, demolition, piling and, most significantly, building and operating demountable jack-up barges.
John believes passionately in safety and good training. In 2008 he founded the International Jack-up Barge Association (IJUBOA) to get barge operating companies working together to improve standards in the industry. He currently chairs the Association and is the co-author of its Code of Practice.