Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) is very pleased to announce the appointment of David Faulkner as ‘Manager, Ports and Harbours (Middle East)’.
David is a Master Mariner and pilot and will be based in the Braemar SA Abu Dhabi office. He has extensive experience in providing specialist port consultancy services on aspects such as vessel manoeuvring, navigation, VTS (vessel traffic service) and marine risk, as well as providing expert opinion services to the insurance and legal markets on navigation, unsafe berth and unsafe port cases. David has worked for many years in the Middle East and will be responsible for the development of Braemar SA’s Ports & Harbours consultancy services in this market.
Tim Lewis, Director of Braemar SA’s Ports & Harbours department, says: “David’s appointment is part of a global expansion strategy within Braemar SA’s Ports and Harbours Division and will enable us to enhance the consultancy services we offer to the Middle East market. David is well known to our clients in the region; he is a great addition to our team and will be working closely with our well established local capability. We wish him every success in the role.”
Braemar SA established its Ports & Harbours technical consultancy more than a year ago as part of its strategy to grow marine consultancy capability. Operating through a global network of offices, Braemar SA is a leading provider of hull & machinery damage surveys, general marine surveys, risk management services and marine consultancy services to the shipping, marine insurance, maritime law and offshore energy industries.
The Company is a part of the Braemar Shipping Services plc group of companies and a member of the Technical Services Division.