A Marine Engineer specializing in the fields of naval architecture, marine engineering, shipbuilding practices, ship maintenance practices and contract management. He has developed and presented seminars including improved operational management, and design procedures as well as production quality controls. The seminars emphasized commercial ship operation and maintenance; design and repair management for commercial ships; and design, production and purchasing management for pleasure and small craft. This expert is recognized worldwide as a leading expert in the technical interpretation of shipbuilding and ship conversion specifications.
This expert is an experienced Contract Manager on behalf of commercial clients for major contracts for the construction and conversion of major vessels. He developed and presented training programs to the industry: Fundamentals of Contract Management for Ship Construction, Repair, and Design; Shipyard Management; and The Port Engineer’s Course. He has additional expertise in assisting the international maritime industry in the planning, development, contracting, management and settlement of projects. His contracted work has included new construction, major modifications and emergency repairs. This expert has been the primary drafter of contracts for ship construction and conversion/modification including jumbo ferries, oceanographic research vessels, offshore service vessels, fish catcher/processors, escort tugs and specialized barges.
This expert has provided expert testimony as to his findings in numerous courts of law.