John is a Master Mariner now based in New York office. He moved to New York in 2016 from London office. He has 20 years seagoing experience and 30 years in Marine Warranty Surveying. He has sailed on dry cargo vessels, log carriers, bulk carriers, passenger vessels and container vessels in all ranks to Master.
He has worked for an oil major on two major North Sea projects as a project mariner responsible for all aspects of the transportation and installation of jackets, topsides and the floating storage unit.
John has worked for a well-known warranty company where he was working as the warranty surveyor on the large concrete structures in Norway as well as numerous large jackets and topsides installations.
He was also seconded to Norwegian Aid to privatise a shipping company in East Africa. A further secondment was to a North Sea operator as Project Manager to replace a stand-by vessel with fast rescue craft. As project director he has overseen major projects in the north of Russia and the Caspian.