Brookes Bell China
Suite K, 5th Floor, East Hope Plaza, 1777 Century Avenue, Pudong, Shanghai, 200122, China
Serving the Marine and Energy Industry since 1903, Brookes Bell operate from Liverpool, London, Glasgow, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore. Brookes Bell lead the market in professional expertise and experience across the major maritime and scientific disciplines. All our full-time personnel work exclusively for us and enable us to provide specialist advice on a wide range of inter-disciplinary areas. ISO 9001 Certified. Brookes Bell are an ISO 9001 quality approved company with solid and time-tested processes ensuring smooth and reliable completion of all work for our clients. Brookes Bell Group provides Expertise. A wealth of practical experience is combined with contemporary knowledge to offer an extraordinary skill set for the Marine and Energy sectors. The Group’s expertise is regularly tested to the highest level by providing Litigation Support through expert evidence in Courts and Arbitrations around the World. The Group is a leader in research and development of ship design to enhance maritime safety and technology. Out in the field, Casualty Investigation, Salvage and Wreck Removal Operations, Forensic Engineering and Claim Resolution are the daily staples for Brookes Bells renowned group of Marine Surveyors, Naval Architects, Scientists, Fire Investigators, Metallurgists and Loss Adjusters
Associate & Master Mariner
Neil Gardiner, a Master Mariner with a combined Honours degree in Marine Technology and Maritime Law, joined Brookes Bell in April 2012 as an Associate. Prior to joining Brookes Bell, Neil worked for a leading P&I Club, inspecting their own vessels and investigated casualties for another UK-based marine consultancy. Neil has approximately 24 years of seagoing experience, sailing as Master latterly on ice-classed panamax container ships trading between N.Europe and Montreal. Neil has sailed extensively on container vessels, and on reefer ships and high speed ferries. Neil has investigated and advised on a wide range of matters including collision, grounding, fire/explosion, personal injury, port safety disputes, pollution, speed and performance, hull damage, aspects of the ISM Code and various cargo related matters. He has acted as expert witness in court and arbitration in the UK and abroad.