Chief Operating Officer
based in Liverpool
Direct Tel: +44 7718 913326
Office Tel: +44 151 236 0083
Anthony York is a Partner at Brookes Bell and a Director at Safety at Sea Ltd which merged with Brookes Bell in 2011. Anthony has a BEng in Naval Architecture from the University fo Strathclyde, and joined Safety at Sea Ltd as a marine consultant when it was formed in 1999.
Anthony has considerable experience in the field of stability assessment and rule compliance for a variety of ship types and sizes, and has a detailed knowledge of the application of both intact and damage stability standards. He is an experienced NAPA user and has knowledge of a number of other software packages e.g. HECSALV. He has worked on a large number of Ro-Pax and Cruise Liner conversion projects addressing aspects such as trim optimisation, bulbous bow and ducktail design, cargo capacity increases and new rule compliance.
Anthony has extensive model testing experience in the area of Stockholm Agreement compliance and has been involved in propulsion and trim optimisation model tests for both large and small vessels. He has been directly involved in a number of concept designs for both Cruise and Ro-Pax platforms working with both design offices and ship yards, and has been involved in projects for flag states developing new stability standards.
Anthony has worked on a number of casualty investigations with involvement ranging from flooding simulations on COSTA CONCORDIA to stability calculations on small vessels such as Tugs, Fishing vessels and floating docks. He has been directly involved in salvage support and re-floating plan development for a number of vessel types, advised on vessel design aspects of new building and charter party disputes, has carried out collision surveys, and has attended court to give evidence as an expert witness in both Europe and Asia.