Expert 413130 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the field of fire and explosion analysis. My expertise includes fire, fire reconstruction, electrical failure analysis, mechanical failure analysis, metallurgical failure analysis, construction failure analysis, product failure analysis, underwater investigations, underwater locations, side scan sonar, and vessel recoveries. I am offering my services as a fire and explosions expert witness.

Expert 520704 - MD

Expertise Description

I have been working in the field of Ship Design for over 50 years with a specific focus in naval engineering and ocean engineering. I have worked with Shipbuilding, Power Systems and Electronics, Alternative Energy, Business, Education, and Personnel Development. I have also spent time as a ship design expert witness in Maryland by providing numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 520283 - LA

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 40 years working in all phases of the Maritime Industry with expertise in Ship Repair, Ship Construction, Shipyard Operations, as well as Marketing and Business Development of Shipyard Operations. I have also provided consultations and deposition for over 5 years as a ship repair expert witness in Louisiana.

Expert 520189 - LA

Expertise Description

My background in the fields of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering spans over 45 years with expertise in the design, analysis, and consulting of vessel types include tanker, dry bulk, container, ro/ro, passenger, supply, research, diving support, jack ups, floaters, dry docks, etc. and have complied with applicable ocean or inland rules and regulations. I have additional expertise in producing a large number of trim and stability booklets and personally conducting a large number of inclining experiments and deadweight; sea trials; surveys; thruster installations for dynamic positioning; mooring and anchoring systems; conversion projects and new vessel designs. I have prior expert witness and testimony experience.

Expert 505672 - FL LA

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in Admiralty and the Maritime industry with expertise in all marine vessel operations. I have experience in marine safety, marine accidents, casualties, marine insurances, vessel inspection, ship management, crewing, chartering, fuel procurement and bunkering, port and terminal operations, heavy lift, offshore operations, stowage and stability, barge fleets, seamanship, towing, weather routing, stevedoring and cargo operation. I am a successful senior executive with experience across a wide range of commercial and operational activity in three countries. The non-regulated cargo that is primarily transported are: oilfield drilling fluids (calcium chlorid, calcium bromide, and zinc bromide), oilfield exploration and production wastes, liquid fertilizers (UAN, ammonium thiosulfate), petrochemical manufacturing by-products, various wastewater cargo, molasses, and other cargo that fall into this category. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 503840 - NM TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in the Maritime industry. My formal education and training includes navigation, marine transportation, human factors, accident investigation, hazardous materials, and marine safety. I have served at sea aboard both merchant ships and naval ships as an officer. As an Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation, I have taught upper-division marine transportation courses in navigation, seamanship, collision regulations, and deck safety. As a marine expert, I have investigated over 400 accidents, which involved collisions, deepwater investigations, allisions, fires/explosions, cargo loss/damage, slips-trips-falls, personal watercraft (jetski) accidents, mooring line mishaps, marina accidents, and human factors issues. I have additional experience with warnings & labels, aids to navigation, design defects, navigation practice, HAZMAT, Coast Guard regulations, OSHA regulations, standards of care, standards of practice, seamanship issues, collision regulations, right-of-way between vessels, seaworthiness, stairways, ladders, environmental issues, vessel maneuvering, storm warnings, fall protection, safe speed, excessive speed, proper lookout, cargo documentation, hazardous materials (HAZMAT) stowage/handling, pipeline allisions, offshore platforms, recreational boats, cruise ships, drillships, mobile offshore drilling units (MODU), International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations, pilot ladders, radar data, ship handling, ocean shipping, bulk liquid cargo handling, cargo contamination, personal injuries, medical first aid/treatment, deck gratings, and deck coatings. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 343186 - WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years expert witness experience in the field of Maritime Industry. My specialties include logistics and project management with a focus on finances, planning and coordinating workflow, training personnel, and scheduling equipment repairs & maintenance. My additional expertise involves vessels safety issues, operation, management and maintenance of terminals; vetting and inspecting vessels; and overall safety, operation and management of vessels, its personnel, cargo, and equipment. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 323949 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience serving as a U.S. Coastal Guard Officer involved in commercial vessel regulations, inspections, and accident investigations with expertise in Coast Guard laws, regulation, and policy. I have experience with Independent Marine surveying and Legal Liability. I have more than 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.