Maritime Expert Witness CA 522242

Expertise Description

I am a Maritime expert with over 20 years of experience with a focus in boating accidents, vessel collision & damage & sinking, vessel operations & safety, seaworthiness, pleasure craft, yachts, jet skis, sport fishing, charter boat liability, boating captain & crew responsibilities, marine electronics & navigation, and boat equipment failures. I have additional knowledge in firearms and have worked as a firearm safety instructor and gun shop owner. I have prior experience providing my services as a maritime expert witness with consultations and deposition.

Global Logistics Expert Witness NY 528932

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of consulting experience in global logistics, with an emphasis in international transport. Expertise includes: managing international ocean and air contracts, relationship management for worldwide agents, innovator of new transportation products and concepts, director of corporate pricing, corporate operations, marine insurance and claims departments, directing sales, licensing, administration, and operations. I have previous expert witness experience, as well as depositions and courtroom testimony.

Marine Engineering Expert Witness MI 525634

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in forensic engineering with expertise in automotive and marine accident reconstruction, fire and explosion investigation, thermal- fluid sciences, human factors, warnings, and general mechanical engineering fields. I have additional marine experience consisting of accident analysis and reconstruction for recreational boating accidents, including propeller-related incidents, carbon monoxide exposures, collisions, failure and design analysis of motor vehicle and marine systems, subsystems and components, including fuel and powertrain systems and full vehicle/vessel testing. I am offering my services as a marine engineering expert witness.

Liquified Natural Gas Expert 530882 MD

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in the Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Industry with expertise in the entire LNG value chain, from gas treatment and liquefaction for peakshaving or export, through fuel for marine and land transportation to the final import, regasification and delivery of the gas to the consumer. I have knowledge in overseeing the conception; feasibility; permitting; code compliance; front end engineering design (FEED); engineering, procurement and construction (EPC); commissioning and start-up; operations and the less desirable shut down and mothballing. I have spent more than 15 years providing my services as a Liquified Natural Gas expert witness with consultations and deposition.

Boating Expert 530600 FL

Expertise Description

With over 65 years experience working in the boating industry, I have a focus in boat design and building; high speed sport cruisers; designing and manufacturing outboard transom brackets, marine exhaust manifolds, and more. I did a complete line of highly accurate indicators, which show the exact position of trim tabs, stern drives, and outboard engines. I have additional experience with designing and building next century radial steam engines for generators, prime movers, cars and small apps. I have spent more than 20 years offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a boating industry 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 Expert 523682 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years' maritime experience with expertise in offshore supply vessels, passenger vessels, and commercial fishing vessels; marine safety and nautical education; international maritime organization (IMO) regulations and United States federal maritime regulations. I have prior experience as a maritime expert witness.

Freight Transportation Expert 528877 PA

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years of consulting experience in freight transportation with an emphasis in intermodal applications. I have a focus in surface freight transportation markets (rail, marine, highway carriers, ports, and shippers), operations, economics, industrial developers; leasing companies, industry associations, government agencies, and technologies. I have provided deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations for numerous clients as a freight transportation expert witness for more than 15 years.

Marine Surveyor Expert Witness FL 523056

Expertise Description

My practical worldwide experience in the maritime industry stretches over 40 years. My experience includes preparing comprehensive pre-purchase hull condition and marine risk, valuation, damage, and audio gauge surveys, as well as various marine investigations. My realm of expertise include new builds and major refits on large motor yachts, small craft, commercial ferries, and sailboats of steel, aluminum, wood, or F.R.P. construction I am offering my services as a maritime surveyor expert witness.

Fire & Explosion Expert 528841 WA

Expertise Description

With over 20 years of fire service experience, my expertise includes suppression, technical rescue, EMS, investigations, hazardous materials response, fires and explosions involving single and multiple occupancy structures, high-rise residential, commercial buildings, fatal fires,commercial and industrial manufacturing facilities, heavy equipment and vehicles, post-blast events, and large loss fires. I have additional knowledge in marine-related fires and have experience in all areas of the marine industry, including yachts, pleasure craft, commercial vessels (cargo vessels, fishing vessels, tugs, and fish processors), transport vessels, military vessels, marinas, off-shore oil and petrochemical facilities. I have prior experience providing consultations and depositions as a fire service 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.

Maritime Expert 517900 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the Maritime Industry with expertise in search and rescue operations, law enforcement activities, ship/project management, compliance, training, vessel agent and stevedore. I have prior experience offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a maritime industry expert witness.

Hazardous Materials Expert 525180 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of consulting experience in hazardous materials and dangerous goods with an emphasis in transportation and safety. I have an expertise in internationally mandated safety practices, transporting cargo via land, air and sea, training and both federal and European regulations. I have spent more than 25 years providing numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a hazardous materials expert witness.

Maritime Expert 524260 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years of maritime experience with a focus in marine transportation operations, marine construction contracts, marine construction management, claim analyses; nautical sciences such as navigation, piloting, seamanship, shiphandling, rules of the road, meteorology, vessel stability, and cargo handling. I have additional experience in maritime claims involving bulk carriers, petroleum tankers, cargo vessels, roll on/roll off vessels, passenger vessels, oceanographic research vessels, tugboats/towboats, petroleum and bulk products barges, oil-drilling rigs, crane and dredge barges, offshore supply vessels, ferries, commercial fishing vessels, oil spill response vessels and recreational boating craft from personal watercraft (jet skis) to megayachts. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for more than 25 years as a maritime expert witness.

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.

Petroleum Fuel Expert 520115 PA

Expertise Description

With more than 35 years experience working in the petroleum and renewable fuels industry, I have spent my career focusing in the product areas of gasoline, diesel fuel, marine fuel, biodiesel, biofuels, jet fuel, heating oil, and fuel additives. I have also spent time providing consultations as a petroleum expert witness in Pennsylvania.

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.

Naval Architecture 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.

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.

Maritime Expert 505662 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years of experience in the Maritime field with expertise in ship agency, port terminal operations, and stevedoring. I have experience with cargo vessels, development and design of new ships, other marine transport, and cargo handling systems. I have also provided planning, analysis, research, business development, government affairs assistance, and sales representation. I am also familiar with new shore erosion abatement technology. I have prior expert witness experience.

Maritime Expert 505672 FL

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.

marine petroleum Expert 503848 WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the Marine-Petroleum Industry with expertise in helping clients understand and mitigate risk in chartering and operating petroleum tank ships. I have experience with voyage and time charter petroleum tanker operations, tanker inspection and vetting administration, due diligence review of tanker and barge fleet acquisitions, incident investigation and arbitration tribunal attendance, and harbor and export system project evaluation. I have additional knowledge of offshore petroleum production; major shipyard modification program management and quality control, major oil spill response, deep-draft marine petroleum storage terminal operations, and preparation of USCG approved petroleum tanker operating procedures. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Coast Guard Expert 323849 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a federal law enforcement officer and Retired United States Coast Guard Commander with expertise in maritime operations / security. I have additional expertise in search / rescue; maritime law enforcement; U.S. customs enforcement; U.S.C.G. operations; law enforcement training; use of force issues; arrest techniques; defensive tactics; impact weapons; boating safety; aids to navigation; incident management; incident investigation; officer safety and survival; and performance appraisals. I also have experience in providing classroom and practical training in general law enforcement and port security. I have served in U.S.G.C. operations centers at the Sector, District, and HQ levels.

Architect Expert 454814 VA

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years in the fields of design of port, intermodal and freight logistics facilities with expertise in providing innovative solutions to the many operational, planning and design issues confronting the marine and intermodal transportation industry. I have additional experience on assisting ports, railroads, and shipping companies to recognize and prepare for future market and technological changes. As a specialist in intermodal and maritime terminal design, I have worked on major port projects throughout the United States and the world, including many deep-water general cargo ports. I have over 30 years expert witness experience.

Marine Transportation Expert 454151 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in the field of Marine Transportation with expertise in Steam or Motor Vessels, high-speed vessels, advanced marine firefighting, distress safety systems, radar plotting, cruise, ship maneuvering, and ship maneuvering simulator. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.