ATLANTIC MARINE ASSOCIATES, INC. (AMA) JOINS FORCES WITH MARITIME SURVEY SOLUTIONS, LLC, TO GROW SURVEYING AND CONSULTANCY CAPABILITIES
John Tirel to join AMA as principal surveyor, enhancing its regional service network
New York, June 17, 2014: Atlantic Marine Associates, Inc. (AMA), has announced that it is joining forces on July 1 with Maritime Survey Solutions, LLC (MSS) of Bluffton, South Carolina.
MSS was originally established by John Tirel, a leading marine surveyor and consultant. A master mariner, with seagoing command experience, Mr. Tirel comes to AMA following a distinguished career which has included roles as global vice president for Crawford’s marine and transport operations, and as coo of Braemar Marine globally.
A member of the Society of Consulting Marine Engineers and Ship Surveyors, Mr. Tirel will join AMA as senior vice president and principal surveyor and will be responsible, among other things, for developing its business both within the United States and internationally.
Speaking in New York today, John Poulson, executive vice president of AMA, said: “I am delighted to welcome John Tirel to our team. AMA is dedicated to supplying unsurpassed professionalism to its growing number of clients, and John’s exceptional abilities will further enhance AMA’s service strengths for the future.”
John Tirel said: “I am very pleased to be joining AMA, an outstanding group of marine professionals. Sharing, as we do, a common culture of uncompromising commitment to our clients, I look forward to being part of a winning team over the years ahead.”
Atlantic Marine Associates, Inc. (AMA) is the marine surveying, consultancy and claims adjusting arm of the New York-based Eagle Ocean Group. In addition to marine surveying and consultancy, AMA also performs average adjusting, as well as claims correspondency and third party claims administration work, on behalf of its clients worldwide.