Maritime Expert 530587 FL

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 40 years working in the maritime industry with a focus on yachting, yacht repair, yacht deliveries, shipping, shipbuilding, and ship repair. I have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for over 25 years as a maritime expert witness.

Naval Architecture Expert 523758 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years' experience in naval architecture and marine engineering. My areas of focus include: structural, survey and inspection work associated with shoreside/littoral repair facilities; dry-docks; graving docks; marine rail systems; design of crane systems and lifting plans. In addition, I have experience in the following areas: Syncro-Lifts, hurricane damage, ship strikes, environmental degradation, blowouts, subsea piping system design, inert gas, piping, vapor, gas, hydraulic, compressed air systems, product carriers, bulk carriers, passenger vessels, pleasure craft, high-speed craft, littoral assault craft, and fast catamaran in and offshore. I have spent over 5 years offering consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a naval architecture expert witness.

Maritime Training Expert 528808 WA

Expertise Description

With more than 50 years maritime experience as a master marine, I have an expertise in operator training in navigation systems, trainer training in marine simulation, simulator operation and expert exercise creation, instructional design and course development for maritime training programs, mobile simulation-based navigation training, on-board type-specific training in ECDIS, legal consulting in maritime-related cases, incident reconstruction and analysis, shipboard management, maintenance, liquid cargo handling and navigation. I have provided courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations for more than a decade as a maritime training expert witness.

Aquaculture Expert 523483 MA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Aquaculture with expertise in marine conservation, sustainable food systems, farmed fish, water re-use, and low carbon shipping technologies. I am offering my services as a aquaculture expert witness.

Maritime Engineering Expert 520212 VA

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 35 years in the field of Maritime Engineering with a particular focus in naval engineering, system engineering, quality assessment, and ship design support. I have additional experience in providing highly technical electrical distribution systems for Navy nuclear submarines and other US Navy ships. I have prior experience working as a maritime engineering expert witness in Virginia and have provided clients with consultations and deposition.

Maritime Expert 519133 NJ

Expertise Description

With more than 15 years experience in the Maritime Industry, I have particular knowledge of matters involving ships, ports and terminals, including oil/gas offshore installations, machinery failure investigation propulsion and ship component design, project management, and ship inspection. I have additional experience in maritime education and training in U.K, the Caribbean and U.S.A. I have prior expert witness experience.

Offshore Engineering Expert 519780 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years in the Merchant Marine and Offshore Oil/Gas Industries with a particular focus in Structural steel/aluminum design and analysis; Due diligence support to ship owners/operators; Advisor to US Port Authorities on connection of merchant ships to Shore Power ("Cool Ironing"); and the Project management of large engineering projects (Structural, Electrical, HVAC, Piping, Outfitting, Machinery / Equipment installations, Hydraulic systems). I have experience with Oversight and budget responsibilities for large complex marine engineering projects, naval architecture, and structural engineering with design and construction in both steel and aluminum.

Maritime Operations Expert 519763 TX

Expertise Description

My career in Maritime Operations has spanned more than 40 years with a particular focus in transportation. I have also worked with International Shipping, Maritime Law, Freight, International Trade and internal and external ISM, ISPS audits. For over 25 years, I have offered my services as a Maritime Operations expert witness in Texas by providing consultations, as well as deposition and courtroom testimony.

Nautical Charts Expert 505431 AL

Expertise Description

I have 35 years of experience working in the field of nautical charts and US Coast Pilots. Nautical charts are considered to be legal documents in a court of law. The status that is afforded to these products is supported by the methodology at which these data are gathered, processed, and applied. The components of charts and Coast Pilots are separately gathered by field personnel, processed, and submitted for application to charts, Coast Pilots, or both. Components of charts include water depths from hydrographic surveys, the shoreline of adjacent land, prominent topographic features, aids to navigation, and other navigational information including geographic names. Coast Pilots include geographic names and chart numbers, channel descriptions, anchorages, bridge and cable clearances, currents, tide and water levels, prominent features, pilotage, towage, weather, ice conditions, wharf descriptions, dangers, routes, traffic separation schemes, small-craft facilities, and Federal regulations applicable to navigation. Nautical charts and US Coast Pilots are skillfully reviewed to ensure high accuracy standards before publication and release to the public. My experience includes a strong understanding of how data are gathered and processed in the field and latter compiled and applied to both products. This experience includes Operation Officer for gathering hydrographic surveys, three sea assignments aboard Oceanographic Ships using nautical charts and US Coast Pilots, and many assignments that lead to their final outcome as legal documents.

Marine Survey Expert 42142 CA(N)

Expertise Description

S.A.M.S., N.A.M.S., I.A.M.I. – Consulting expert specializing in marine survey / investigation. Has more than thirty-five years of experience as a commercial vessel owner / operator. Expertise includes: condition and valuation of vessels, trip and tow surveys, salvage and recovery, offshore and onshore facilities / construction, heavy lifts, anchor handling, deep water moorings, ships management systems, oil spill response, recovery, and containment, Hazardous Materials (H.A.Z.M.A.T.), tank barges, ship handling, insurance fraud, loss prevention, damage assessment, and hurricane catastrophe teams. Member, Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (S.A.M.S.). Member, National Association of Marine Surveyors (N.A.M.S.). Certified Marine Investigator, International Association of Marine Surveyors (I.A.M.I.). Prior expert witness experience. Consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Marine Surveying Expert 418502 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Maritime. My extensive experience includes marine surveying / casualty investigation, tugboat and dredge management safety systems auditing, litigation support and consulting, shoreside management / vessel maintenance and repair, valuation appraisals, commercial vessels, marinas, dock valuation, dock structure, and vessel operation. I have additional experience as a captain and / or mate on cargo vessels, tugboats, research vessels, and fish boats. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Marine Surveying Expert 417417 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years in the field of Marine Surveying. My extensive experience includes marine claims, vessel inspections, recreational and commercial vessels, state and federal regulations, industry trends, industry analyses, safety and compliance issues, towing and salvaging vessels, dock damage, marine insurance claims, private residential dock damage, commercial marina docks damage, boating, appraisal methodology, depreciation, loss of use, loss of income, diminution of value and market conditions. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Ship And Marine Safety Engineering Expert 353324 WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Mechanical Forensic Engineering specializing in operating and maintaining US Navy ships. My expertise includes analytical and investigative work in a broad range of shipboard and industrial mishaps, equipment failures, crane failures, underwater inspections, crane and rigging accidents, diving life support systems re-entry control, vessel flooding, tag-out / lock-out procedures, industrial environmental health and safety surveys, dry-dock engineering, and explosion analysis. I have prior expert witness experience.

Coast Guard 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.

Marine Surveying Expert 318984 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in marine surveying and risk assessment. My areas of expertise include: marine operations in the offshore oil and gas industry; admiralty; accidents involving dock, shipboard, and offshore cranes; anchor-handling, towing, and mooring incidents; swing rope and personnel basket worker transfer accidents; pipeline damage; cargo and cargo container damage; crane failures; hurricane and heavy weather damage; mooring system failures; anchor-handling operational failures; towing system failures; rig moves; mobile offshore drilling units; and collisions. I have prior expert witness experience.