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3 good reasons why you should utilize our waterway cleaning services
Experience in the Industry
Our two directors have over 75 years of combined experience in the marine industry, from managing harbours for the Department of Transport to being involved in oil spill training and cleanups, delivering vessels around the world and as competitive sailors on the Swan River and in yacht races around the world
Genuine Concern for the Environment
The idea for the development of a marina specific cleaning company came from observing the amount of rubbish and hydrocarbons in and around marinas that the directors have worked in. Despite the management of marinas doing all they conceive they can to reduce the amount of rubbish that accidentally ends up in the marina it still ends up out of control without the services that Cleanamarina provide.
Our Carbon Footprint is as Small as We Can Make It
Our solar charged electric outboards are as small as we can make them to negate the need to plug in to the grid unless absolutely necessary to charge up. We couldn't see the point in cleaning up hydrocarbons from harbours and contributing to the hydrocarbons as we went by using a conventional outboard motor, it would be like littering and then charging to clean it up.
Our Directors and Staff
Mark Loader - Managing Director and Operations Manager - Mark has 49 years of marine experience, Vessel Interception and High Speed Trained, past Marine Officer, Regional Transport Officer and Transport Warden with the Department of Transport, past Marine Safety Inspector (Marine Safety, AMSA National Law), RYA Yacht Master, Coxswain 1, International Certificate of Competency (RYA) qualified Port Security Officer, Shoreline Oil Spill Leader, trained in the Oil Spill National Plan, Chemical Spills and Health and Safety in Oil Spills. Mark has been delivering vessels around Australia and around the world for over 20 years and has accumulated over 250,000 nautical miles on the ocean.
Kevyn Townley - Director - Kevyn has been involved in consultancy for the mining sector and has a business management and accounting background. As founder and CEO of the Little Ferry Company as well as being an experienced commercial skipper, combined with his business knowledge and management experience gives Cleanamarina an asset to be envied by others in the industry.
Rory Burrows - Skipper, Rory has been involved in the construction Industry for many years as a sub contractor carpet installer. Has been boating since he was old enough to swim. Rory has always had a keen passion for the conservation of the marine environment. Rory holds A Diploma in Marine Studies, as well as diving tickets and various other maritime qualifications (Coxswain, ESS, Firefighting etc). Rory also spent several years at the Abrolhos Islands crayfishing on various vessels as well as living abroad In Ireland in 2014/2015 where he worked in an RNLI recognised coastguard organisation out of Waterford city.
Tim Daly - Skipper and Marine Biologist, Tim has worked in the marine industry for 40 years, as a vessel skipper and manager, doing yacht deliveries around the world and working under contract for 20 years as manager of vessel and diving operations with Conservation and Land Management undertaking water testing, analysis, collection of samples and protection of Western Australia's waterways, flora and fauna
Leszek Maciejewski (Les is easier to say) - Skipper - Born in Poland and starting his marine life there, Les competed in K1 and K2 kayaking and sailed dinghys and windsurfers, before he sought the need for warmer waters and moved to Western Australia where he started sailing and delivering offshore racing yachts. Les has a Bachelor in Mining Engineering and holds a First Class Mine Managers Ticket and has managed mines in Poland and Saudi Arabia, he brings to Cleanamarina a wealth of engineering, marine and safety compliance experience as well as extensive experience in managing and handling vessels. Les completed his Exemption 38 training in 2016
Oscar Hocking - Our newest skipper - Oscar is studying philosophy at UWA and joined Mark Loader on a delivery of a catamaran from Exmouth to Two Rocks in 2018. Oscar is a perfect for for Cleanamarina, he lives near Elizabeth Quay, he has a passion for the environment and isan experienced sailorand very quickly got his exemption 38 to start work in January 2019.
- To help reduce the amount of plastics and pollution in our marinas, rivers, lakes and estuaries
- To have the lowest carbon footprint that we can manage
- To assist in the education of people and cultures about being more accountable and responsible in the use and disposal of plastics and other waste
- To have pristine and pollution free waterways that put us out of business
- To profit though integrity
Our Partners and Associates
Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority - Our first contract to clean the waterway at Elizabeth QUay
Ocean Crusaders - The not for profit ocean cleanup organisation
Biobag Wold Australia - Compostable plastic free bags made from corn starch manufactured in Australia
Onestraw - Fighting to eradicate plastic straws and funding waterway cleanups through the sale of reusable stainless steel straws