President, Surveyor and Consultant,
Fernandes Maritime Consultants, LLC
Areas of specialization:
Inspection of hull and machinery damages, supervision of repairs and verification of costs, forensic engineering, and failure analysis.
Deposition testimony and court testimony as an expert.
Risk assessments, vessel vetting and condition surveys, dock damage, and personal injury investigations.
Liquid and solid cargoes damage inspections, loss mitigation and verification.
Education and Professional Qualifications:
Degree: MS in Maritime Management; Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, Maine; graduated 1991
Electives: Marine Insurance and Maritime Law, Intermodal Transportation
License: Chief Engineer’s Certificate of Competency (Motor). Issued by the Govt. of the U.K, 1986.
Diploma: Mechanical Engineering; Central Polytechnic, Madras, India; graduated 1978.
Apprenticeship: Marine Engineering, Binny Engineering Works, Madras, India, 1974-1979
Certified Qualified Individual for OPA 1990 and proven competent of OSHA-24-Hour On-Scene Commander.
Certified by SDT-MacGregor, Belgium to test hatch covers using SHERLOG ultrasonic equipment.
Marine Surveyor and Consultant; 1991 to present
Sailing experience: First Asst. Engineer and other engineering ranks; 1980-1990
Type of vessels: OBOs, Tankers, Bulk Carriers
United States Citizen
Office Phone: (504) 304-1932 Mobile: (504) 982-1234 Email: email@example.com