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.

Maritime Law Expert Witness FL 526390

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of consulting experience in maritime law with an emphasis in safety and operations. My expertise includes: complying with all USCG, ABS and ISM/ISPS regulations with respect to safety, lifesaving, pollution prevention, vessel security and dynamic positioning as well as Noble policies and contractor policies, overall safety of the rig as well as the safe navigation of the vessel while underway/making way and during DP operations; coordinating and working with representatives from above mentioned regulatory bodies during inspections and audits, ensuring all navigational equipment is maintained & improved as necessary; and actively mentoring the marine department personnel with respect to training, vessel operations and protocol. I have also served as a captain of all types and sizes of vessels. I am offering my services as a maritime law expert witness.

Historic Preservation Expert 524658 MI

Expertise Description

I have spent more than a decade working in historical preservation. My areas of focus are in above-ground resources; phase I, II, and III archaeological investigations; maritime archaeological investigations, and National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) assessments. I am offering my services as a historical preservation expert witness.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Overhead Crane Safety Expert 520635 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in Overhead Crane Safety with an expertise in operator safety; OSHA compliance; Workman's Compensation issues; lifting accidents; crane runway failures; the profession inspection of mobile, maritime, tower, and overhead cranes; and creating corporate safety programs involving cranes. I have prior experience offering my services as an overhead crane safety 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.

Vocational Rehabilitation Expert 525409 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in multiple areas of career advising, academic and vocational schools, personal injury and other evaluations for estimating wage loss, earning capacity, employability and performing economic calculations for law offices. My specialty includes Life Care Plans and economic assessments. My career includes research and writing peer reviewed journal articles and being on professional boards to advise and develop continued education programs. I have testified in over 350 trials ranging from Louisiana, California, Oregon, Hawaii, Alaska, with most work in Washington State. I have spent over 35 years as a vocational rehabilitation expert witness by providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for numerous clients.

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.

International Logistics Expert 520511 CT

Expertise Description

As an international logistics expert witness based in the east coast, I have more than 10 years experience in the fields of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management. I am an expert in International Business, International Trade Compliance, Project & IT Management, Contract Management, Quality Control, Supply Planning, Business Development, Startup Management, Strategic Planning & Forecasting, Policy Systems & Procedures, Inventory Control and Management, and U.S. and International Transportation Regulations.

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.

Ship Building 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.

Ship Repair 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.

Maritime Engineering 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.

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.

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.

Public Works Expert 507422 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the field of Civil Engineering with expertise in the planning and design of water transmission, utility systems, drainage, maritime, and transportation projects for public and private concerns. I have experience with land development, drainage, subdivision standards, utility line installations, residential home foundations, and small dams. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Loss Control Expert 503916 CT

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Marine industry with expertise in Loss Control. I have experience with expediting, bill of lading, terminal due diligence as well demurrage services. I have additional experience with vessel loading and discharging. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

maritime Expert 503840 NM

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.

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.

Shipping Industry Maritime Expert 22035 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a practicing attorney and consultant specializing in Maritime Cases; Stevedoring & Terminal Operations. My expertise includes: Cargo Claims; Bill of Lading; Regulation of the Shipping Industry; Vessel Operations; Maritime Liens; Ocean Common Carriage; Trucking Regulations; Warehouse Liens; Warehouse Operations; Tariffs; Port Tariffs; Freight Tariffs; Freight Collection; Maritime LABOR Contracts; Stevedoring Contracts; Terminal Lease Agreements; Port Assignments; Preferential Assignment Agreements; and Demurrage. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Forensic Accounting Expert 57976 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years specializing in Forensic Accounting, with an emphasis on measurement of financial damages related to business interruption, business valuation, commercial litigation, construction claims, delays and defects, consequential damages, contractual disputes, economic damages, first party property claims, fraud and fidelity losses, insurance claims, intellectual property, inventory losses, marital dissolution or divorce, loss of earnings, loss of income or profits, partnership disputes, personal injury, product liability, property damage, shareholder derivative actions, shareholder disputes, subrogation, third party liability claims, unfair business practices, wrongful death and wrongful termination. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Coastal Engineering Expert 96979 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in oceanography, specializing in coastal engineering. My expertise includes: beach nourishment; coastal development / engineering / processes; data analysis; environmental monitoring; estuarian dynamics; hydrology; kelp reefs; lagoons; maritime engineering; nearshore oceanography; numerical modeling; offshore structure design; reefs; shoreline changes; simulations; structural dynamics analysis; tsunamis; water quality monitoring; wave measurements and climate cycles; and wetlands restoration. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Transporation Law Expert 7139 CA(S)

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.

Maritime Boat Accidents Expert 11434 AR

Expertise Description

I have many years experience in maritime issues. My areas of expertise include: boat, marine and ship systems; marine maintenance, repair and safety; boating accident reconstruction and investigation; maritime and admiralty litigation; and yacht delivery. I have experience operating vessels up to 225 feet and 1231 gross tons. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Vocational Rehabilitation Expert 325393 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Vocational Rehabilitation Services with expertise in vocational rehabilitation evaluations. I have experience with personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful termination, wrongful death, marital/spousal support, maritime, longshore and harbor workers, railroad, pediatric, elder abuse, TBI/head injuries, sexual abuse/molestation/rape, and sexual discrimination. I have additional experience with the development of Life Care Plans for disabled individuals, in areas of TBI/head injury, spinal cord injuries, vaccine cases, amputations, LTD, birth/pediatrics, organ injuries, and burns. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Meteorology 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.

Aviation Expert 442753 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years in the field of Aviation with expertise in Aviation Law, Aviation Management, Commercial Air Transportation Regulations, Flight Instruction, Training, Trip Planning, Itineraries, Diplomatic Requirements for Travel, and Developing Courses for Training.

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.

Marine Engineering Expert 10972 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in naval architecture. My expertise includes: surface propulsion applications, sea trials & analysis of high speed amphibious vehicles, tank testing of propulsion systems, and vessel motion analysis. I have provided expert consultation in the areas of collision reconstruction, stern drive failures, yacht sinking, fishing vessel capsizing, and injury resulting from vessel motions, propeller contact, and other causes. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Commercial Motor Vehicle Accidents Expert 343064 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in commercial motor vehicle crashes and incidents. My expertise includes CMV crash investigation, analysis and re-creation; CMV post crash FMCSA truck & motorcoach inspections; cargo-tank truck crashes, spills and explosions; cargo-tank loading/offloading incidents (Loading Rack); Driver Hours-of-Service; fatigue driving; distracted driving; driver qualification files; confined space; highway construction zone crashes; CMV loading and off-loading investigation; industrial trucks/lift trucks; FMCSA/PHMSA driver and management training. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Maritime 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.

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.