His role with the MCA entailed the survey and inspection of UK vessels, Port State Control, ISPS surveys, and MLC inspections. Ian was also a Lead Auditor for the ISM Code, an Examiner of Masters & Mates and has been involved with the flag-in of vessels to the UK Register.
Prior to working ashore Ian had been at sea since 1970 gaining experience on Product tankers, Dry Cargo, Reefer, Container, Ro-Ro, Cable and Drill ships as well as small craft such as an Inshore Fishery Patrol Boats and a small passenger carrying Hovercraft. Ian has also served as Master on Product Tankers.
Ian’s specific core skills include: