To provide the finest world-wide passenger vessel broking service, based on the highest standard of professionalism, ethics and client care.
To provide the very best of customer service and to always hold client priorities higher than company ones.
In so doing, our intention is to earn the loyalty and trust of our sellers and buyers with whom we wish to develop life-time working relationships and good friendships.
John Lane holds professional qualifications that provide a unique background for his various roles with dbb. These include a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Marine Engineering along with an MBA. He is a registered Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia and holds various marine related affiliations.
John has been in the defence and commercial marine design and construction industry for 32 years having held various senior design, project, commercial and operations positions with world recognised ship builders. He continues to consult to Defence on Naval issues.
OPV down select
DDG transitional sustainement RFT response assessments
His commercial and marketing skills have been honed in conjunction with project management roles in a number of private companies.
Transdev Fleet advisor for Sydney Ferries
Project Advisor Searoads RoPax replacement
These skill-sets equip him to expertly understand the technical and business requirements for any decision a client might face.
Neil Houlahan holds a Bachelors Degree in Business (Professional Accounting) and has 30 years professional and commercial experience in the areas of construction, insurance, accounting, banking, real estate and consulting as an expert witness. Over the last 15 years Neil involvement in real estate has been as an owner, trader, developer and broker across Australia and Asia. Neil’s commercial and banking experience allows him to assist clients with the financial and legal aspects of acquisition and/or disposals and hence Neil is the company’s commercial property and business specialist. He is a registered real estate principal in Queensland Australia and will complete the requisite study to be registered as a Property Valuer in 2016.
As an expert witness to assist with management and the resolution of land title issues for Beach resort in the South Pacific
As a broker of Australian residential unit stock into China
On acquisitions for Singapore government owned entity in Australia
The virus impact on tourism businesses has commenced particularly where second wave effects are blocking domestic transfers internal to a country.
The issue There is a demand that will not be met in the future to support Australian aluminium manufacturing programs due to the reduction in manufacturing capacity in country. This is a trend occurring in the Australian aluminium manufacturing sector that appears to have to date, gone under the radar for the broader market.
We have brokered the sale of marine businesses and boats worldwide for over 15 years. Director Neil Houlahan shares 5 things that will make the process easier and put more money in pocket when it comes to business sale.