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Craig Winterton

Master Mariner


Master Mariners




Craig joined LOC in 2013 as a Marine Consultant and is based in Dubai.

Craig holds a Class 1 Master’s Unlimited CoC and has served as Master on container vessels and cargo ships.

He specializes in vessel suitability surveys, pre-purchase, P&I vessel condition surveys, on / off hire vessel surveys, CMID, ISM and ISPS audits, vessel, cargo and hull damage surveys, marine accident and incident investigation for major P&I and Hull and Machinery Underwriters.

Craig has extensive offshore warranty survey experience, particularly in reviewing, approving and attending loadouts, transportations and installations for oil and gas infrastructure including jackets, topside modules and pipelines in the UAE.  He has carried out surveys of specialist vessels including heavy lift, semi-submersible, dive support, tugs, supply vessels and cargo barges.

Craig has also served as a principle salvage consultant on several high-profile wreck removal operations.