Maritime Expert Witnesses

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High Seas Captaining and Forensic Engineering Expert

This highly accomplished expert has over 25 years of experience in his field. He received his BS in engineering and his MS in navigation from the École National Supérieure Maritime in France. He is both a licensed captain and engineer with extensive experience in crew injuries investigations, forensic engineering, vessel repairs, and the Jones Act. Formerly this expert served as a polyvalent officer for both Brittany Ferries and The Cousteau Society as well as the lead ...

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Admiralty and Maritime Law Expert

This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in admiralty and maritime law. After earning his BS in marine transportation from Texas A&M University, and this expert went on to complete testing for a US Coast Guard Third Mate Unlimited Any Gross Ton License. He spent seven years sailing on various types and sizes of US Jones Act and international trading tank vessels in charge of navigation watch, cargo operations, deck maintenance and repair, and ISO/ISM safety ...

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Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture Expert

This highly-qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in the field of marine engineering, naval architecture, and shipbuilding. He has lead teams performing analysis of stability, structure, performance, safety, and accessibility. Additionally, he works directly with shipyards throughout North America during the construction process to assess quality and schedule performance and ensure compliance with contract specifications. He earned his BS in mechanical ...

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Marine Engineering Expert

This qualified expert has nearly 40 years of experience in the field of marine engineering. He received his LLB from the University of London before earning his MSc in engineering and management from the University of Portsmouth. He then received his LLM in maritime law from London Metropolitan University and his LLM in U.S. law from Washington University St. Louis. He is certified by the International Register of Certificated Auditors as a maritime auditor and licensed ...

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Maritime Safety, Cargo and Vessel Operations Expert

This expert has over 40 years of experience in maritime safety. He earned his BS in nautical science at the maine maritime academy, and has completed a number of advanced maritime safety training courses. He holds several licenses and certifications, including one as a Management and Vessel Responsible Carrier Program Auditor. He previously spent over 20 years as a master aboard numerous ocean vessels working worldwide, and then served as the principle surveyor at ...

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Marine & Coastal (Waterfront) Engineering Expert

This marine structures engineer earned his B.S. in Structural Engineering from Michigan State University and his M.S. in Architectural Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York and Illinois, and he has also earned the ADCI Air Diver Certification at the OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Certification. The expert has 20 years of experience relating marine & coastal (waterfront) inspection, engineering and ...

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Hydrology Expert

This expert has over 35 years of engineering experience specializing in the modeling of surface water resource systems, forensic hydrology and hydraulics, and alternative flood control measures. He is also an American Academy of Water Resources recognized Diplomate as a Water Resouces Engineer. The expert has managed both flood control and water supply projects as well. As a State Board Member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association, he has demonstrated distinguished ...

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Marine and Fishing Safety Expert

This expert has about 40 years experience in waterway and maritime safety. He started his career working on fishing vessels before moving into the maritime government and policy work. He was the Chairperson for the Waterways Committee for the Town of Chatham in MA before moving onto the Cap Cod Commission, also managing waterway regulation. He has worked for the US Senate working on issues pertaining to the Coast Guard Budget, Fishing Vessel Safety, Challenges Facing the ...

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Maritime and Admiralty Expert

This expert has over 20 years of experience as a mariner. He received a B.S. in Marine Transportation from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Marine Management from the Maine Maritime Academy as well as a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law. In addition, he served on the United States Naval Reserve for over 20 years, eventually retiring as a Commander, and trained hundreds of cadets at the Texas Maritime Academy as Commandant of Cadets. Licensed as a United ...

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Marine Insurance & Claims Expert

This highly experienced marine insurance and claims consultant began his career as a Merchant Navy Deck Officer. He went on to become a Claims Executive and eventually earned his M.A. in Maritime Policy from Greenwich University. The expert spent 12 years with CP SHIPS, where he was the Vice President of Insurance & Claims and reported to the CFO of the 80-ship company. He was a delegate to the United Nations fort the International Chamber of Shipping, where he was ...

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Maritime Safety & Jones Act Personal Injury Expert

This expert has a quarter century of experience in offshore and high-level onshore marine related positions in the maritime and offshore oil and gas industries. A United States Coast Guard licensed Master since 2007, her background includes operational experience on container vessels, tankers, general cargo vessels, Ro-Ros, LMSRs, research vessels, and yard patrol craft. Her knowledge base also includes extensive experience in maritime operations, safety procedures, ...

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