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Steve Thomson

Managing Director
Steve Thomson - Managing Director

Steve's Portfolio

Steve Thomson joined the company in 1982 and opened the ship division, purchasing Gordon Alison from the Laird Group. He is now the Managing Director and proprietor of the company.

He is a graduate Chartered Engineer and Fellow of The Institute Of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology.

Steve is a versatile multi-skilled engineer, specializing in marine engineering, naval architecture and fault marine structures. Having worked in the Merseyside area for over 35 years, his knowledge of the River Mersey is exceptional.

He has carried out extensive repairs to the Tranmere Oil Terminal for Shell Oil UK and also maintenance the Mersey Ferry Terminals for the last 25 years.

Professional Career

  • Cammell Laird Shiprepairs Ship - Repair Manager.

  • Western Shiprepair Limited - Project Manager.

  • Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard - Senior Shiprepair Co-ordinator.

  • Manson Marine Limited - Engineering Manager.

  • Gordon Alison Limited - Managing Director.

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    Ian Anderson

    Ian Anderson - Foreman

    Ian's Portfolio

    Ian, informally known as Nick, has been with the company in all its forms. One of the original workforce; he organises the labour, materials and plant requirement for all jobs.

    Nick is a marine-based foreman, experienced in heavy lifting, rigging, lashing and securing cargo. He is the lead member of the line handling team.

    Nick can be relied upon to resolve day to day problems and is full time on site to ensure that the work is carried out efficiently and the the customer's exact requirement.

    Nick oversees site safety and work allocation, he will discuss requirements with clients and relates them directly with the general manager.

    Professional Career

  • Manson Marine Limited - Sawyer

  • Gordon Alison Limited - Foreman

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    Janette Edwards

    Office Administrator
    Janette Edwards - Office Administrator

    Jan's Portfolio

    Jan has been the first point of contact and the voice of Gordon Alison for over 12 years.

    From receiving an enquiry she will process it for a quotation and/or open up a costing file; costs are monitored throughout and documented for invoice production. Jan handles all sales and purchasing, along with accounts handling, payroll and cash flow.

    Jan is available to organise receipt of materials, parts, ships spares etc and to programme for onward delivery to work sites or vessels.

    Professional Career

  • HRH International Limited - Import/Export Manager

  • Gordon Alison Limited - Office Administrator

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    Gordon Alison Management team

    Marine Engineering in Liverpool and the UK

    At Gordon Alison Limited, we believe that the cornerstone of our entire operation is a highly motivated, highly skilled workforce.

    This is permeated from the top of the organisational structure to the bottom. Our key management personnel have years of experience with the marine industry, backed up with professional qualifications, including Chartered Engineer status.

    Our team has experience of marine, major oil, gas and petro-chemical industries which we serve, both onshore and offshore. We have successfully managed several multi-million pound contracts.

    The company is committed to an intensive, ongoing training programme to ensure that all our staff are kept fully up-to-date with the very latest developments in fabrication techniques and technologies.

    Throughout teamwork, Gordon Alison has built a framework for continuing success and expansion, for the benefit of each and every one of our clients.

    Many Thanks

    Steve Thomson - Managing Director

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    Phone: +44 (0) 151 709 4687


    • Gordon Alison Ltd
    • 18 Vandries Street
    • Liverpool
    • L3 7BJ
    • United Kingdom

    E-mail: info@gordonalisonltd.com

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