Scott brings more than 20 years of seagoing experience as chief engineer on VLCCs, LPG carriers, bulk carriers (geared and non-geared), reefer containers, chemical and product tankers.
His career has included standing by for the construction of five handy size chemical/oil product tankers in Chinese shipyards. On completion, Scott remained for the sea trials and sailed as the chief engineer for owners during the guarantee repair and maintenance periods.
As a marine consultant, Scott helped to establish the Hong Kong office of a leading international marine consultancy. He developed a strong client base in the region providing expert analysis of incidents and machinery failures on a number of vessel types.
He has provided expert reports and has given expert evidence in London arbitration hearings. Instructions have been undertaken on behalf of Hull & Machinery, P&I interests and international legal teams, involving main and auxiliary engine failures, fuel contamination, turbocharger, steering gear, sea worthiness issues, damage to subsea pipelines, container terminal gantry cranes, vessel propulsion and fender systems.
He has carried out internal SIRE and CDI audits on chemical/oil product tankers and LPG Carriers. He has also completed surveys and re-tubing repairs on a number of types of low-pressure boilers on tankers and FPSOs as well as major overhauls and survey work on slow speed main engines and auxiliary engines.
Scott has investigated crankshaft damage, repair and replacement and monitored hull repairs in shipyards in Asia. He also has experience of shipbuilding disputes in Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese shipyards involving final build and sea trials and has undertaken JH143 Shipyard Risk Assessment Surveys.
He has conducted condition surveys on various vessel types including VLCCs, chemical and product carriers, gas tankers, bulk carriers, ocean going tugs and semi-submersible vessels.
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