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.

Fire Cause/Origin Investigations Expert 531446 MN

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience working in fire cause and origin investigations. I have a focus in scene examination; determining area of origin and ignition sequence; interpretation of fire damage and fire patterns; fire debris removal and analysis; area of origin reconstruction; the impact on fire ignition and growth; arc mapping analysis; documenting the scene; evidence recognition, preservation, collection, preservation, and chain of custody; marine vessels; wild lands; oil wells; semi-trucks; fatality fires; grain elevators; agricultural machinery; and both commercial and residential buildings. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for more than a decade as a fire cause and origin investigations 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.

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.

Fire Explosion Analysis 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.

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 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.

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.

Ship Design 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.

SCUBA Expert 519337 FL

Expertise Description

I have spent over 35 years working in the field of Scuba Diving and Submarine and Ship systems. My SCUBA expertise in overhead-environment and low-visibility diving, such as cave diving, penetration wreck diving, harbor water and suspended-solids diving. I am also experienced with the design, acquisition, fabrication, testing, certification, operation and maintenance of submarine nuclear propulsion plant components and systems, submarine auxiliary systems and surface ship systems, deep submergence platforms/systems, hyperbaric, diving, and life-support systems.

Naval Chemical Engineering Expert 520816 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have worked for over 25 years as a Chemical Engineer and Naval Specialist. I also have SCUBA dive experience with security swims, underwater ship's husbandry, and Dry-Docking inspection. I have additional expertise in Disabled Submarine/Submersible Rescue Response, managing nuclear materials and spent nuclear fuel, Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle, Atmospheric Diving System (ADS), and Submarine Rescue and Chamber at-sea operations. I have also spent more than a decade providing consultations and deposition as a chemical engineering expert witness in Southern California.

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.

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.

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.

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.