Senior Marine Engineer
Andrew Page is a Marine Engineer with a Class One Certificate of Competency (Motor). He joined Brookes Bell in 2017 with seagoing experience complimented by management and survey roles.
Andrew's surveying experience includes having attended various types and sizes of vessels for a variety of incidents including main and auxiliary machinery failure investigations, fire damages, crane damages, collision damages, bunker quality disputes and MARPOL surveys/investigations. Andrew has also performed pre-purchase surveys for Owners and condition surveys on behalf of Underwriters and P&I Clubs. Additionally, Andrew has given evidence in London arbitration.
Andrew's shore-based experience includes working as a Superintendent and latterly Fleet Manager for a large container shipping company, where activities included drydocking projects and overseeing the day-to-day management of the vessels.
Prior to that, Andrew worked as a Marine Engineer on deep-sea container vessels where he gained first-hand experience of slow and medium-speed engines, as well as related auxiliary machinery, systems and plant.
- Wärtsilä RT Flex engine basic and advanced training courses
- MAN B&W ME-E engine training course
- Troubleshooting course for the repair and maintenance of refrigerated container boxes
- Marine Electrical Maintenance Course
- High Voltage Electrical Maintenance Course
- Risk Assessment Course
- ISM and ISPS Auditors Course
- Class One Certificate of Competency (Motor)
- Higher National Diploma in Engineering
Previous Employment History
- Marine Engineer Consultant - Braemar (Hong Kong Office)
- Staff Surveyor - Braemar (Hong Kong Office)
Other Shore-Based Employment
- Fleet Manager - CMA Ships U.K. Ltd (London)
- Technical Superintendent - CMA Ships U.K. Ltd (London)
- P&O Nedlloyd (latterly Maersk), sailing in the ranks of Fourth, Third and Second Engineer
Surveying and Consultancy Experience
- Main and auxiliary engine failure investigations
- Turbocharger failure investigations
- Boiler damage investigations
- Tailshaft bearing failure investigations and failures related to tailshaft alignment issues
- Engine room fire investigations
- Cargo crane damage investigations, including damage to slewing bearings, operating machinery and jibs
- Grounding and collision damage
- Bunker quality disputes and associated machinery damage investigations
- Steering gear damage investigations
- Bowthruster failure investigations
- Pre-purchase condition surveys for prospective Owners
- Warranty condition surveys for Underwriters
- P&I Club condition surveys, including ultrasonic testing of hatch covers
- MARPOL surveys and investigations for potential violations.