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William Leschaeve

Naval Architect


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William joined LOC in 2009, and is an Associate and Naval Architect based in New York.

Prior to joining LOC, William worked for Lloyd’s Register of Shipping in their Ship Emergency Response Service, where he worked on some 20 casualty cases involving groundings, collisions and stability loss in adverse weather conditions.

Since joining LOC he has acted as a consultant and as expert witness on a number of investigations into the cause of shipping casualties including grounding, capsize and structural failure. He has attended a number of damage surveys to determine the extent and cost of damage incurred during collision and grounding incidents. He has also provided technical advice on salvage operations.

William is a Charted Engineer and a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. He is particularly experienced in ship stability modelling using GHS software.