James joined LOC in 2013 as a Master Mariner and is based in Aberdeen.
Prior to joining LOC, James had 16 years’ experience in the offshore industry, with experience as a Mate and Master on emergency response and rescue vessels and multi-role supply vessels. He was also a crew manager for a major shipping company operating in the North Sea for six years.
He has acted as Marine Warranty Surveyor involved in approving loadout, sailaway and installation operations in a number of offshore projects. James has also inspected and approved various types of vessels involved in offshore operations and has acted as a consultant to clients on marine manuals, specific operational requirements, marine company audits and operational document review.
James has conducted investigations and reports on behalf of P&I Clubs, shipowners and other clients into collisions and cargo damage within the North Sea region.