Robert joined LOC in 2003, and is a Master Mariner and an Associate Director based in Houston.
Robert sailed in all ranks in crude oil tankers up to ULCC size, product tankers, oil/bulk/ore carriers, container vessels, bulk carriers, general cargo vessels and offshore supply vessels.
Since joining LOC, he has attended a wide variety of major casualties including salvage operations, groundings and collisions, and carried out investigations into numerous types of liquid cargo contaminations. Robert has extensive experience and expertise in oil and chemical tanker operations, as well as operating as marine warranty surveyor and as client’s marine assurance representative on several major offshore projects. He has also acted as tow master for a major near-shore construction project.
Robert has conducted a large number of surveys on a wide range of vessels for P&I and Insurance interests and has provided loss control, vetting, mooring and cargo expediting services to oil majors.