Principal Consultant / Senior Advisor
Following a sea-going career on refrigerated vessels, Ro-Ro and the world’s largest floating fish meal factory up to the rank of Chief Officer, Albert joined McAusland’s in 1982.
Albert is a skilled investigator and negotiator and is regularly appointed as an expert witness on a variety of cases. He has also published numerous articles on the carriage of steel cargoes as well as guidelines for surveyors and co-authored the Standard Club’s handbook for steel products. Albert has travelled the world on behalf of P&I Clubs whilst also overseeing a 20-fold increase in the Company’s turnover taking it from a single office to a multi-national organisation.
Spoken languages - English
Experience since - 1982
Discipline - (Master) Mariner
Sectors - Consultancy, Liability, Loss prevention, Renewables, Road transport, Shipping, Technical, Terminals
Area(s) of expertise:
Cars, Casualty (nautical) investigations, Condition surveys (P&I/ H&M / Pre-purchase/On-off hire), Containerized cargoes, Dry bulk (Agri/Minerals), Hull & Machinery, Lashing and securing, Marine Warranty, Personal injury, Pilferage, Project / heavy lift cargoes, Refrigerated cargoes (Fish/Meat/Perishables), Steel (Coils/Finished products)