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Chen Heming

Master Mariner

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Tow Master, Salvage Master, SCR, Maritime Rescue, Risk Control for Ocean Towing, Module Transportation




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Captain Chen joined LOC in Shanghai in 2020 as a Marine Consultant, SCR and Master Mariner following more than 30 years’ experience in the shipping industry, including significant seafaring experience.

Captain Chen has overseen numerous large towing operations and has been involved in and commanded many maritime rescue operations as salvage master.

He is recognised lecturer, by China Pacific Insurance and the Ministry of Transportation, on risk control for ocean towage of large structures and modules.

He contributed to discussions and the finalising of documentation for both “Towage Guidelines of Towage at Sea 2011”, published by China Classification Society (CCS) and for “Technical Rules for Statutory Inspection of Maritime Towing 2011”, published by the Maritime Safety Administration.

He has written several papers for maritime publications on ocean towage, marine casualties and towline calculations and analysis. He is the author of multiple marine operation training courses for Shanghai Salvage.

In addition to his towage and salvage experienced, he commanded bulk carriers and a heavy lift vessel between 1992 and 1995.