CEO and Director of Operations

Steve, Vanport’s founder, has over 35 years of experience in ship building, ship repair and marine maintenance, and fabrication.

STEVE VAN DOMELEN

Steve, Vanport’s founder, has over 35 years of experience in ship building, ship repair and marine maintenance, and fabrication. He enjoys a well-deserved reputation within the West Coast marine and fabrication industry for his extensive knowledge, resourcefulness, and responsiveness in meeting the needs of customers.

Steve is Vanport Marine’s CEO and Director of Operations. His primary duties include project and manpower planning, problem solving, maintaining client relationships, and estimating.

When he’s not making things happen onboard a ship or in the shop, he is out and about traveling with his wife, Mary. Together they enjoy driving throughout North America, sightseeing and hiking the National parks and recreational areas.  He also enjoys spending time with their 2 granddaughters.