Harish Gopalakrishnan joined LOC in September 2017. He is a Chartered Naval Architect with over 15 years’ experience of new building , conversions, ship repair and technical management of multiple ship types. Prior to joining LOC Harish was involved in managing new building and conversion projects (RoRo & bulk carrier) for a ship owner. He has extensive experience in design specification review, plan approval for owners and has worked with shipyards worldwide . Additionally Harish has developed cargo securing manuals, ballast water management plans, vessel performance monitoring and planned maintenance systems. He has acted on behalf of ship owners during model tests, sea trials & FAT’s. Harish holds a bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture & Shipbuilding and is a corporate member of RINA.