Captain Stan Bowles

Stan is the General Manager MOL Chemical Tankers America and President of BowTech Maritime Consultancy. He is an accredited ISM / ISPS Lead Auditor.

He spend 23 years deep-sea commencing his career with P&O and served on Cargo Ships, Passenger Ships, Chemical Carriers and Dredgers. He is a former Manager, Dangerous Goods Pollution Prevention with Marine Safety, Transport Canada; Marine Investigator for the Transportation Safety Board; Accredited Inspector of Chemical, Gas and Bulk ships for the Chemical Distribution Institute and Exclusive Surveyor for ClassNK.

He is presently the BC Branch Vice Chairman Mainland and former Chairman and HQ Steering Committee Member.

Other positions held are Director and Past Chairman of the Nautical Professional Education Society of Canada; Former VP of Transport Canada’s Pacific Regional Advisory Council on Pollution Prevention and Preparedness; Steering Committee Member of the International Institute of Marine Surveying and present author of 5 modules of their HND program; former Member and co-author of the Marine Firefighting Manual for International Fire Service Training Association.

Risk assessment has been very much a feature throughout of his marine career.