Marine Engineer - Casualty and Expert Witness

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Marine, Shipping & Maritime





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Consortio have partnered with a world-renowned international Marine Consultancy that supplies a range of consultancy services, including forensic marine investigation, salvage, and expert witness to some of the largest and most successful maritime companies in the world. Due to our client’s recent successes in the market and their ownership group investing heavily in the business they are looking for a Consultant Chief Engineer to join their growing team of Master Mariners, Naval Architects and Chief Engineers in Shanghai.

In this role as a Consultant Chief Engineer, you will be expected to contribute to a variety of consultancy services ranging from Inspections and Surveys, Marine Claims and Salvage/Wreck Removal, Expert Witness and Desktop surveys. Due to the nature of our client’s business and this office’s location you will be expected to react quickly to customers throughout the APAC region using your superior industry knowledge and experience to provide a perfect service to our client’s customers. The successful candidate will be joining a company who have been holding a large market share for decades and is the perfect role for somebody who wants to remain on the nautical front and continue getting out on site with field work. This role also requires somebody who can sell their own skills and our client’s services to new customers, growing the business further and earning a larger share in the market.


To be successful here you must have:

  • Sailed as a Chief Engineer on deep sea commercial vessels
  • The ability to speak and write in fluent English
  • The ability to relocate to Shanghai/Hong Kong – Beneficial to already be in these locations
  • 1-2 years shore-based experience
  • Availability to travel, sometimes at short notice


This is a brilliant opportunity to join an established and market leading client who are expanding their team globally. If you are interested, please get in touch or apply!