Associate, Naval Architect
based in Sidcup
Direct Tel: +44 7770 440 331
Office Tel: +44 208 300 0190
Andrew Johnstone is a Naval Architect and a Chartered Engineer. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with honours in Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding. He joined Brookes Bell in April 2016 as an associate.
His main expertise is in offshore structures and in the planning and execution of offshore installation operations having acted as a Marine Warranty Surveyor for offshore field developments. This included FPSOs, fixed platforms, TLPs, SPAR platforms, semi-submersible production platforms and pipelines. He has extensive experience in damage surveys of offshore vessels and structures, offshore marine assurance surveys, loss prevention surveys for P&I Clubs, as well as salvage of semi-submersible rigs. This experience has been gained in the USA, Brazil, West Africa and the UK.
Another area of specialist activity is salvage and wreck removal having acted as owner’s representative and salvage naval architect. Salvage and wreck removal operations have included wreck removal of a capsized livestock carrier in Brazil and a large cruise ship in Italy; LOF salvage of semi-submersible offshore platforms in the Gulf of Mexico; salvage naval architect for the refloating of a warship in Saudi Arabia and having been appointed by P&I clubs following fires on factory fishing vessels and a general cargo ship as well as grounded bulk carriers.