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Winter Shipping on North Newfoundland and Labrador coasts.
POAC Conference, St. John’s 1983.
Ship in the Ice Project.
POAC Conference, St. John’s 1983.
Kapakok Bay Impact Statement. Government of Newfoundland and
S.T.Culshaw and Dr W.Russell.
Not Published 1985.
Thesaurus and I.T. Index of Navigation
Terms compiled in conjunction with RIN Library Study Group. Royal
Institute of Navigation.
S.T. Culshaw Chairman 1986.
Maritime Territorial Expansion. CMS Journal Planning and
Marine Space and the Surveyor. CMS Journal Planning and
A Visual Interpretation of an ERS-1 SAR Image of the Thames
The Journal of Navigation. Vol 48. No. 1 January 1995.
Weather and future satellite monitoring systems.
IBC conference – Costly Bunker Disputes. 11th May 1995.
Hydroplus Fusegates – Four years on. British Dam Society – York
- Chevalier, S.T.Culshaw, J.P.Fauquez
The Use of Satellite Imagery in Coastal Zone Management.
European Faculty of Land Use and Development – Strasbourg.
Uuniversity of Portsmouth – 1997.
The role of consultants in maritime projects.
British Maritime Industry Catalogue EEZ – 1998.
Satellite Borne Monitoring Sensors – help or hindrance to the Ship Master?
The International Command Seminar – 2000
Professional Institutions working with Universities to develop academic courses for use in the professions.
HCMM journal – 2004
Chapter – Maritime environment and the ship routing – publish Maritime encyclopaedia 2016 /17
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Samples of Marine Operation Enquiries:-
“Serenitas”. Late arrival at port of loading on a voyage from East Africa to Brazil. – On behalf of the Charterer submitted the environmental factors to support the claim that the vessel incurred the loss of the on going cargo from Brazil to Europe.
“Barge Durban”. Planning Permission. – Submitted to Local Government Planners relevant factors in support of the vessel remaining at its moorings in the upper reaches of the River Thames.
“Ocean Surveyor”. Loss of seismic equipment. – Submitted on behalf of the equipment owner the environmental factors leading to the loss of this equipment in ice infested waters.
“Vinga”. Jetty damage. – On behalf of the vessel owner submitted the environmental factors which allegedly lead to the vessel breaking its moorings and subsequently damaging the jetty at Botas in the Mediterranean Sea.
“Lucyon Trader”. Ice damage to the vessel. – On behalf of the Charterer and in support of a claim that the vessel was allegedly unseaworthy reported on evidence of sea ice conditions and safe navigation procedures in a sea ice environment.
“Maersk Triton”. Late arrival at port of discharge on a voyage from the Gulf Coast of the USA to Japan. – On behalf of the Charterers submitted the environmental factors, route planning and safe navigation elements to support the claim that the vessel allegedly arrived behind schedule at the port of destination.
“Lok Manya”. Damage to Vessel. – On behalf of the Charterers submitted findings on cold weather and ice environment operations in the Gulf of Bothnia to support a claim that the vessel was allegedly in excess of the time limit of the Charter Party.
“Kallopi T”. Late arrival at port of loading on a voyage from Rotterdam to the USA Gulf ports on route to Aqaba via Mediterranean Sea. – Submitted on behalf of the Charterers environmental, route planning and safe navigation elements to support a claim that the vessel was in breach of the Charter Party.
“Offshore Marine”. Personal Injury. – On behalf of the claimant submitted environmental and safe navigation factors to support a claim of alleged negligence on the part of the Master.
“M.S.Kareliya”. Personal Injury. – On behalf of the claimant submitted environmental and safe navigation factors to support a claim of alleged negligence on the part of the Master.
“Tropical Lion”. Hull Damage. – Examined and reported to the client on the validity and reliability of a physical model used to simulate the drift of mines seeded to the north of the storage tanker’s position. It was alleged that a floating mine was responsible for the damage to the shell plating of the vessel and the subsequent oil pollution.
“Rowan Gorilla 2”. Prove Salvage. – Two extra tugs were taken by the rig owners to support the tow nearing a lee shore in bad weather off the east coast of England. The exercise was to examine and report to the client on the validity of a claim of salvage by tug owners.
“Rybovsk”. Container Damage. – On behalf of the cargo owners to examine the stability of the vessel which took on a heavy list during discharge. Several full containers fell onto the jetty and into the sea.
“Ioannis”. Ballasting systems malfunction. – It was alleged that the vessel damaged a part cargo of sunflower seeds during discharge at Liverpool. On behalf of the cargo owners examine the alleged malfunction of the bilge and ballast operating system. It is understood that ballast water was allowed to flow between compartments.
“Anax”. Fuel and Speed Claim. – On behalf of the vessel owners to analyse the actual and forecasted weather on the vessel’s route to determine the validity of a reported excessive fuel claim by the charterers.
Foundering – The investigation into the circumstances of a harbour tug foundering in the Western Approaches in connection of a prosecution brought by HM Customs and Excise.
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Sample of public enquiries assignments.
Drumbuie Public Enquiry:-Assistant to the Marine Operations Expert.
Drumbuie residents V. Contractors. Enquiry into the use of beach area as an area to locate a building basin in which to construct mammoth North Sea structures near to the village of Drumbuie, Loch Kishorn.
Kapakok Bay. Public Enquiry:- Project Manager.
Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador V. Mining Company.
Environmental Impact Statement in support of the extraction of “Yellow Cake” from an open cast mine on the coast of Labrador.
Bell Is. Conception Bay. Public Enquiry:- Project Manager.
Canadian Federal Government. Environmental Impact Statement examining the feasibility of using a disused mineral mine as a subterranean fuel oil storage tank. The mine seams extended several kilometres under the sea into Conception Bay.
Bell Is. Strait. Enquiry:- Project Manager.
Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Environmental Impact Statement examining a proposed seabed cable route across the strait, particularly emphasis was given to the dangers of seabed ice scour.
Medway Ports. Planning Enquiry:-Marine Operations and Environmental Manager.
Medway Ports V. Road Developers. Impact Statement of vessels air draught and safety clearance on the height of a proposed road bridge over the River Medway.
Great Belt Bridge. International Enquiry:- Marine Operations.
The submission of counter claims on behalf of the Danish Government to the International Courts of Justice in The Hague. It was claimed that there was a requirement to provide a safe limitless air draught channel for mammoth structures to pass through a proposed bridge span.
River Severn Barrage. Public Enquiry:-Marine Operations.
Reported to the Severn Barrage Development Team on the safe and practical dimensions of shipping locks and approach channels in support of the conceptual design of the Barrage.
Piper Alpha Disaster:-Marine Operations.
Submitted to the Operator the designs of pipeline diversions around the effected area. Subsequently not used in the enquiry as the design was over taken by events.
Aquaculture Enquiries:-Environmental Manager.
Reported on coastal establishments in the Mediterranean Sea, Costa Rica, Straits of Gibraltar, Bahamas and the Red Sea in support of the alleged vulnerability of fish farm locations to sea level rise, marine, land and other pollutants and oceanographic episodes.
Development – Boston port Lincolnshire
Expert witness for Lincolnshire county council – proposed traffic bridge over Haven to relieve Boston city of heavy road traffic for the port of Boston