Naval Architecture & Maritime Layout and Design Services

Mr. Ojala is a graduate of the University of Michigan, with a B.S.E. in Naval Architecture in 1970.

Services currently performed:

  • Stability, salvage, other technical projects
  • U.S. Coast Guard passenger vessel approvals & consulting
  • Small modification project drawings and approvals, preliminary hull design and modifications
  • Conversion drawings, layout and design services
  • Drydocking supervision and vessel stability studies
  • Owner representation for repairs, construction and conversion
  • Legal expert witness/consultant

Previously employed as the Vice-President of a small Inland shipbuilder with total responsibility for design of small passenger vessels, towboats and barges; supervise draftsmen and specifying purchasing requirements. Oversaw production techniques and procedures. Assisted in pricing, bidding and contracts.