Director of Marine Consultancy Services
based in Glasgow
Direct Tel: +44 7852 934422
Office Tel: +44 141 572 5570
Qualifications: Naval Architect, MEng, PhD
Dr Luis Guarin is the Director of Safety Engineering at Safety at Sea Ltd. He joined the company in 2002 after receiving a PhD in ships’ seakeeping and green sea loading in extreme sea conditions at the University of Strathclyde, where he continued his involvement in safety research until 2005. In 1998 he received a MEng degree in ship structural ship design (bulk carriers) from the Technical University of Gdansk.
At Safety at Sea, he has worked extensively on the development and implementation of risk assessment techniques in the evaluation of ship safety. He is responsible for the development of the evacuation analysis software Evi and for the systems redundancy verification software ISys. He has been involved in newbuilding design projects of innovative cruise vessels, passenger ferries, mega-yachts, pipelay vessels and wind farms platforms, dealing with aspects of damage stability, fire protection, essential ship systems (Safe Return to Port), escape and evacuation as well as alternative design and arrangements. He has conducted risk assessment studies on areas including operation of ships in Polar Regions, air and oil pollution from ships, navigation, evacuation and rescue arrangements on-board ships. He has also been involved in Formal Safety Assessment studies of bulk carriers and passenger ships.