Sunday, February 25, 2024

MTR 100: Shark Marine Technologies

4-23 Nihan Drive, St. Catharines,
ON, Canada L2N 1L2
T: +21 905 687 6672
E: [email protected]
CEO/President: Jim Garrington
Vice President: Wendy Garrington
Marketing Director: Michael Aitken
Sales Manager: Jim Honey 
General Manager: Scott Charles
No. Of Employees: 20

Celebrating 30 years in the business, Shark Marine Technologies Inc. began in the garage of president Jim Garrington. Today it’s well known in the business for its underwater technologies which have expanded from camera systems, to ROVs, to diver held sonar and navigation systems and now its diver delivery system that can operate completely autonomously.
Shark Marine today has a broad offering that includes the following: Diver Held Sonar Imaging and Navigation Systems; Diver Propulsion Systems; Video Systems; Remote Operated Vehicles; Survey Equipment; Tether Management Systems On-site Operational Support Consultation; Custom Design and Manufacture; and Training. It is with great pride that Shark Marine serves an ever growing customer base including commercial diving, scientific research, survey firms, film companies, search and recovery organizations, educational institutions, natural resources industries, and some of the most elite military forces in the world.

The Tech

Shark Marine Technologies Inc. head office and production plant is located in St. Catharines, Ontario Canada, about 15 minutes west of Niagara Falls. Shark Marine Technologies Inc. (Canada) and Shark Marine Technologies Corp. (USA) together, are a family owned small business, currently employing 20 people. The employees consist of machinists, electrical engineers, software engineers, electronic technicians, administrative and assembly personnel.
Its facilities include a machine shop where its design, prototyping and development is done.
Its primary facility Unit 4 at 23 Nihan drive is 6500 sq. ft. and houses administration, machine and electronics departments. Its second facility, Unit 1 is 3200 square feet and serves as a warehouse and training center.

(As published in the July/Aug 2014 edition of Marine Technology Reporter -

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