Diversified Naval Architects Inc.

DNA - Diversified Naval Architects Inc. (DNA) is a privately owned naval architecture, engineering, information and business firm offering services to the Marine Transportation Marketplace(MTM). 

DNA’s Mission

DNA provides ethical, flexible, affordable and timely services to MTM asset owners and operators in order to improve the safety, operation, life-cycle and revenue generating potential of MTM assets. DNA’s dynamic organizational structure encourages creativity, innovation and involvement to achieve the shared vision, goals and values of its clients and employees.  DNA is a proud company that conducts all of its affairs with quality, integrity and unsurpassed skill.


Services Provided by DNA – Diversified Naval Architects Inc. 


Ö  Ultrasonic Classification (IACS) Special Surveys (DNV, Lloyd’s, GL and ABS approved)

*         Survey team is fully equipped with ultrasonic kit, surface preparation kit, gas monitoring system

*         Able to conduct surveys while vessel in operation without interrupting service

*         Ultrasonic data logger equipment enabling thousands of measurements to be electronically stored facilitating efficient reporting

*         DNA Inc has created their own TM software which is accepted by DNV, LR, GL and ABS for submission and enables more efficient reporting

Ö  Structural, Piping, and Visual Inspections

Ö  Steel repair specifications and long term structural planning

Ö  Fire Control, Muster Plans and Safety Drawings with International Maritime Organization (IMO) symbols

*     Update existing paper drawings to electronic colour IMO complaint symbols

*     Guaranteed Fire and Lifesaving plan approval from regulatory body (Completed over 220 vessels Fire Plans worldwide)

*     Updated electronic General Arrangement plan while producing Fire and Lifesaving plans

Ö  Digitisation and Conversion of Structural Drawings to raster or fully editable vector format

Ö  Detailed Design Drawings

Ö  Professional Engineering Services

Ö Operating, Condition and Data Analysis


DNA is highly committed to provide quality service and has a solid core of knowledge and experience.  DNA has professionals and technologists to offer a complete range of excellent, timely and affordable services in a spirit of teamwork and co-operation.


Best Regards,


John Sagle, Owner

Diversified Naval Architects Inc.

Ph: 705-855-0009

Fax: 705-855-0279

Email: jsagle@dnamarine.com



List of Corporate Clients


The following is a partial list of clients for which Diversified Naval Architects Inc. has provided services for:


·          Algoma Central Marine, St. Catharines, Ontario

·          American Steamship Company, Williamsville, New York

·          Anglo Eastern Ship Management Inc., Glasgow, Scotland and Montreal, Quebec

·          Barber Ship Management, New Orleans, Louisiana

·          Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal, Quebec

·          Canadian Coast Guard, Fleet Services, Ottawa & Sarnia, Ontario

·          Canadian National, Montreal, Quebec

·          Canship Ugland Limited, St. John's, Newfoundland

·          Central Marine Logistics Inc., Griffith, Indiana

·          Crosbie Shipping Ltd., Montreal, Quebec

·          Crowley Maritime Corporation, Oakland, California

·          Coastal Shipping Ltd., St. John’s Newfoundland

·          Conoco Shipping Ltd., Houston, Texas

·          Coscol Marine Ltd., Houston, Texas

·          Denholm Ship Management, Glasgow, Scotland

·          Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Ottawa, Ontario

·          Dobson Fleet Management, New Orleans, Louisiana

·          Donjon Marine, Hillside, New Jersey

·          El Paso Marine Co., Houston, Texas

·          Essroc Canada, Toronto, Ontario

·          Fettes Shipping Inc., Burlington, Ontario

·          Great Lakes and International Towing & Salvage Company Inc., Burlington, Ontario

·          Golar Management, London, United Kingdom

·          Grand River Navigation, Cleveland, Ohio

·          Heddle Marine Service Inc., Hamilton Ontario

·          Interlake Steamship Company, Middleburg Heights, Ohio

·          Keystone Shipping Co., Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

·          Keylake/Great Lakes Shipping Co., Duluth, Minnesota

·          Lakehead Marine & Industrial, Thunder Bay, Ontario

·          Liberty Maritime Corporation, Lake Success, New York

·          Lower Lakes Towing Ltd., Port Dover, Ontario

·          McAsphalt Marine Transportation Limited, Toronto, Ontario

·          Maritime Transportation Lines Inc., Weehawken, New Jersey

·          McCoig Group Inc., Plymouth, Michigan

·          Mckeil Marine, Hamilton, Ontario

·          Nicholas & Bachko Company, Edison, New Jersey

·          Norbulk Shipping, Saint John, New Brunswick

·          Oceanex Inc., Montreal, Quebec

·          Osprey Maritime Inc., London, United Kingdom

·          OSG Ship Management, New York, New York

·          Owen Sound Transportation Company, Owen Sound, Ontario

·          Pacific Gulf Marine Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana

·          Polar Tankers Inc., Long Beach, California

·          Provmar Fuels Inc., Hamilton, Ontario

·          Purvis Marine Limited, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

·          Rigel Shipping Canada Inc., Shediac, New Brunswick

·          Sargeant Marine, Boca Raton, Florida

·          Seariver Maritime Inc., Houston, Texas

·          Seaway Marine & Industrial Inc., St. Catharines, Ontario

·          Seaway Marine Transportation, St. Catharines, Ontario

·          Secunda Marine, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

·          Stolt-Nielson Transportation Group, Houston, Texas and Rotterdam, The Netherland

·          Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, Alberta

·          Teekay Shipping Co., Vancouver, British Columbia

·          Universe Tankship (Delaware) LLC, New York, New York

·          Upper Lakes Group Inc., St. Catharines, Ontario

·          Verreault Navigation, Les Mechins, Quebec