We’re sailors, fabricators, mechanics, machinists and businessmen – we care about your equipment as much as you do. Our team of certified tradesmen and engineering professionals deliver customized solutions while ensuring you receive the best service in the industry.
Shaun Padulo is the President of Heddle Marine Service Inc. Shaun has more than 10 years of experience in the marine and offshore contracting sectors. Starting his career as a deckhand on tugboats sailing on the Great Lakes, Shaun departed Canada in 2011 and held various commercial roles for the Dutch firms Dockwise Shipping B.V. and Boskalis Offshore B.V.
During his time at Dockwise, Shaun lived and worked in the Netherlands where he specialized in the logistical management of large modules as well as the transportation and installation of offshore production structures. While at Boskalis, Shaun lived and worked in Houston, Texas and focused on offshore installation projects, offshore decommissioning projects and subsea IRM projects.
Since 1987, Rick has proudly grown Heddle Marine Inc. from a small start-up business into the largest marine repair firm on the Canadian Great Lakes and Atlantic coast. Rick continues to be an integral part of the firm’s day-to-day operations.
Rick Heddle is both a skilled engineer and accomplished entrepreneur with over 25 years of executive experience. Certified as a millwright and hoisting engineer, he developed extensive knowledge in vessel production and machinery.
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