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Mike Howie was appointed Global System Specialist for the MoorMaster™ automated mooring products at Cavotec in 2015. Prior to that he had held the position of Technology Manager and Engineering manager at Cavotec MoorMaster.
Mr Howie began work with the automated mooring products in 2003 as a design and development role spending most of his time in ports developing early prototypes of the product. This included development of concepts for ship to ship and military systems. This role evolved to encompass product development, front line sales and market entry strategy development and now includes management of the automated mooring intellectual property portfolio.
Prior to Cavotec Mr Howie worked extensively in the wood processing industry focusing mostly on the automation of previously manual and dangerous tasks.
Mr Howie has completed an executive MBA and holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.