UK Class 1 (Chief Engineer MOTOR) Certificate of Competency. BEng (Hons) Newcastle University UK, 1999.
Joined LOC (Tianjin) Co., Ltd, Shanghai Branch in January 2016, as an Engineer Surveyor and Consultant. Now in the position of Shipping Manager for LOC China. Bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience gained while working for another UK London based Marine Consultancy firm, ashore in various Ship Management roles and at sea in various position up to the rank of Chief Engineer.
Appointed by P&I Clubs, Hull & Machinery underwriters, Law Firms, Charterers, Owners and other Maritime interests. Providing expert advice for the UK High Court, Arbitrations and Mediations. Involved in casualty investigations, pre-purchase inspections, collisions, damage repairs, container losses, fire, flooded machinery spaces, main and auxiliary machinery failures, crane damages, Ship Management and ISM issues, black-outs, fuel and lube oil quality, issues related to ‘seaworthiness’, ‘due-diligence’ and ‘good engineering practice’.