Hebei Spirit

Expert Witness

VLCC Collision, South Korea

IPC supported the defence team with expert witness testimony at the criminal appeal of the Captain and Chief Officer of the Hebei Spirit which was involved in a collision with a crane barge whilst the VLCC was at a designated anchorage in South Korea.  Pollution was released as a result of the collision.

Civil Engineering, UK

IPC member was engaged as expert witness for port civil engineering company in UK regarding loss of trade due to failure of dock wall and cope.  With the benefit of local knowledge and trade patterns, this enabled at out of court resolution, positively for the client.

Infrastructure, Europe

IPC members have acted as Expert Witnesses for an arbitration dispute for a major European wind farm project, and for UK Parliamentary inquiry into the PPP for the London Underground.