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.

Expert 520190 - FL

Expertise Description

My experience of over 50 years in the Maritime field has been focused on various facets of shipbuilding. I am particularly skilled with Shipbuilding Repair and Maintenance; Project Management; Cost Engineering; Production Control, Marketing, and Research and Development. I have also provided clients with my services as a ship building expert witness in Florida for more than 15 years.

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 417115 - NJ

Expertise Description

My background has spanned over 40 years in the field of Maritime Engineering. My extensive experience includes working with marine torts and claims, design error, construction error, personal injury, liability and avoidance in marine design and construction, operation procedures, management procedures, design procedures, production quality control, shipbuilding practices, shipbuilding contracts, naval architecture, marine engineering, and subcontractors. I have also been working as a maritime engineering expert witness in New Jersey for more than two decades.

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.

Expert 519806 - NY

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 25 years in the field of fire and explosion origin and cause determination. I have a particular expertise in investigating the origin and cause of fires and examining marine related fire incidents, including freighters, commercial and recreational vessels, terminals and marinas. I have also spent over 25 years working as a fire cause and origin expert witness by offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 519147 - TX

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 35 years in the field of Risk Management and Insurance with a particular focus in the oil, gas, marine, and energy industries. I have experience in producing and handling energy, marine, D&O, political risks, liability, accounts and overseeing R&D. I have provided consultations and deposition as an energy insurance expert witness in Texas.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

Expert 7139 - CA(S) CO

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a practicing attorney specializing in transportation, aviation, and maritime law and policy. My expertise includes: cargo (including loss and damage); transportation (trucking, air freight, boat); freight forwarding; cargo, hull, and marine insurance; international / domestic trade; air carrier liability litigation; export management; logistics; and recreational boating. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 33497 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in accident reconstruction, automotive repair fraud, materials handling science, machinery and accidents involving motorcycles, ATVs, automobiles, trucks, busses, RVs, heavy equipment (tractors, farm machinery, bulldozers, etc.), towing, tire-related, marine, scooters, bicycles and skiing, as well as, education issues. I have experience with cases involving cars, trucks, buses, motor homes, motorcycles, trailers, bicycles, scooters, boats, ships, personal watercraft, ATV & tire failure analysis, fires, heavy equipment, race track design and safety, tools and equipment design and safety, and engineering management issues. My expertise also includes auto part counterfeit detection as well as aircraft, marine, engine, engine part counterfeit, and general manufacturing parts counterfeits. I have additional expertise in hybrid propulsion systems in cars, trucks, boats, yachts, ships, buses, and trains, as well as comprehensive experience in IP litigation for a major car company. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 344465 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Meteorology. I specialize in the investigation of various oceanographic and meteorological phenomena, primarily as they relate to offshore and coastal activities, and the preparation of reports in response to specific client requests for meteorological and oceanographic data. My areas of expertise as a climatologist, include joint frequency of occurrence, design wind and wave data, climatological studies, general weather data, and extremal analysis at sites worldwide. I have additional knowledge in the field of physical oceanography, marine meteorology, weather forecasting, extreme cyclone winds, and the Integrated Ocean Observing System. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 426397 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. My extensive experience includes engineering investigation, failure analysis, product liability, intellectual property, manufacturing, accident investigation and reconstruction, fire cause and origin. My additional vehicle experience includes commercial vehicles, automobiles, RVs, buses, trains, agricultural, and construction equipment. I have prior expert witness experience.

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.

Expert 400596 - MA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Coastal and Oceanography Processes. I have consulting and academic experience conducting research on coastal processes, pollution, remediation, oceanography, coastal zone management, sustainability and related environmental fields. My expertise includes international environmental projects, including business development, sustainability, science, engineering, policy, regulations, and management; development of national / international environmental program focused on water bodies, river basis, or other transboundary features, and assistance to develop countries and implement environmental policy, legal regulatory, and integrated management regimes; environmental impact, analysis, and health impact analysis, audits, sustainability analysis, and other pertinent environmental methods. I specialize in collection, analysis / interpretation, and integration of field data into project design, which also includes programs at sea, on land, and in the air. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.