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Capt. David G Bacon

Santa Barbara, California

Maritime Expert Witness 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, boat equipment failures
Additional Information Over 20 years of vessel charter experience; fishing, cruising, eco-tours, whalewatching, diving, kayaking, photography, oil seeps & oil spills. Experience with crew training, safety procedures, crew drills and practice. Experienced with passenger safety orientation and creating/maintaining a safe environment for passengers including special needs passengers in for-profit and nonprofit (501c3) ventures. Skilled at vessel inspection, maintenance schedules and procedures, repair of equipment & systems. Experienced with at-sea or dockside equipment failure analysis and repair. Expert in marine electronics selection, installation, maintenance and operations. Expert writer; 30 years of experience in technical writing, marine electronics and electrical, reports, work procedures, user manuals, magazine articles, on-line publications, social media. Expert public speaker with 15 years of experience hosting seminars, informational/motivational lectures, presentations for civic organ...

Captain John C. Timmel

Starboard Ten Maritime Forensics

Tampa, Florida

Maritime Expert Witness, Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness Admiralty Law, Marine & Maritime Incident Analysis & Accident Reconstruction, Commercial Vessel, Passenger, Cruise Ship, Tug, Barge, Towing, Pilot, Piloting, Navigation, Seamanship, Rules of the Road, Boating Safety, Boating Accident, Yacht, Pleasure Craft, Sailboat, Sailing, Jet Ski & PWC
Additional Information Captain Timmel began his professional career after attending New York Maritime College serving as an officer in the American Merchant Marines for seven years. He sailed in many different positions, attained his Master’s license, and has been a Tampa Bay harbor pilot since 1989, including serving as President. He has made over 6,500 transits piloting yachts, tugs & barges, and ships of all types and sizes including freighters, tankers, container ships, ferries, cruise and passenger vessels, naval vessels, research vessels, and tall ships. Captain Timmel has taught as an Adjunct Professor at New York Maritime College teaching shiphandling, piloting, watchstanding practices, and seamanship to cadets aboard their training ship, the T/S EMPIRE STATE VI, during Summer Sea Terms. Active in boating and yachting all of his life, Captain Timmel served as Youth Sailing Director, Fleet Captain, Governor, and Commodore of the Tampa Yacht Club and is serving as a Director, Gulf Coast Fleet C...

John M Walker, CEng,CMarEng,FIMarEST, SAMS AMS

Braemar Technical Services

New York, New York

Maritime Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness Marine,Ship,Shipyard,Ship building,ship repair, maintenance,repair,Yacht,super yacht,Boilers,Turbines,Bunkers,Salvage,Hull,Machinery,Cruise Ship,Maritime,accident investigation, root cause analysis,bunkers,fuel,lubricants,failure analysis,ISM,SOLAS,classification society
Additional Information Has acted as an expert for shipowners, engine manufacturers and insurance Underwriters in several high profile marine and energy casualties, both in the United States and worldwide. • Experienced Marine Engineer and Chartered Engineer(CEng), Surveyor and Consultant with 23 years in the marine industry • In depth experience of project management, fleet maintenance and new construction; cruise ships, mega yachts and refrigerated cargo ships • Design and construction planning of marine power plants and propulsion systems • Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (FIMarEST) SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE: • Cruise ships and super yachts; new building and repair management • Casualty Investigation • Root cause analysis of major incidents and failures • Diesel electric and pod propulsion • Gas turbines propulsion, large crosshead type diesel engines, medium and high speed diesels • Refrigerated cargo ships / cellular container ships • Pre purcha...