Consultant, Marine Engineer
based in Liverpool
Direct Tel: +44 7770 478916
Office Tel: +44 151 236 0083
Qualifications: BSc (Hons), IEng, MIMarEST
David Spence, a Marine Engineer with a First Class Certificate of Competency and an honours degree in Nautical Studies, joined Brookes Bell in 1978. He was a partner of the firm from 1981 to 2008 and is now a consultant.
Previously he served on a variety of steam turbine and slow and medium speed diesel cargo vessels and tankers in ranks up to and including Senior Second Engineer. He assisted in the design and installation of crude oil washing systems. His main work is in the field of hull and machinery surveys on many ship types including extensive involvement in major casualties, hull and machinery damages, sulphur cargo related damages, structural failures and repair disputes. This work has led to attendance in court, arbitration and formal inquiries, both in the United Kingdom and overseas. David is a Past President of the Society of Consulting Marine Engineers and Ship Surveyors and Past Chairman of IMarEST North- West Branch.