Shiraz is Managing Director of LOC Hong Kong. As a Consultant Master Mariner, he brings to LOC many years of experience, both afloat and ashore.
He has commanded a variety of vessels ranging from chemical tankers, crude oil and product Tankers, and also Panamax Size Bulk Carriers. Shiraz has a wide experience of the carriage of a large number of chemically sensitive cargoes as well as tank preparation to load these cargoes. He is also an accredited OCIMF-SIRE Category 1 ship inspector for Oil, Chemical and Gas vessels. He has also carried out inspections of bulk carriers on behalf of Rightship.
Shiraz brings a wealth of knowledge with regard to HSSE, training and carriage of petrochemical cargoes. He has carried out accident and incident investigations on behalf of insurers and ship Owners / Operators. He has also appeared as an expert witness at an arbitration hearing in Malaysia.
He specialises in investigations, training and providing expert advice on matters relating to procedures, safety and cargo claim matters.