Mark joined LOC in 2002 and in 2017 he moved to London as a Shipping Business Line Director. Mark specialises in marine casualty investigations including groundings, stranding, collisions, total losses and sinking’s. He has attended high-profile salvage and wreck removal operations as Owners representative and as Salvage Master. Mark has attended major casualties on behalf of P&I Clubs, Admiralty Lawyers and Insurance interests. These have included cargo loss, cargo contamination and cargo damage. He has been involved in numerous final voyage approvals for vessels under their own power and under tow. Mark has prepared expert witness reports for unsafe ports, sale and purchase disputes and insurance claims and has also attended for a number of offshore allisions. He has extensive offshore warranty survey experience particularly with floatovers and the loadouts of jacket and deck modules, especially in the Middle East and India.