Partner, Marine Engineer
based in London
Direct Tel: +44 7515 598114
Office Tel: +44 208 300 0190
Qualifications: BEng, IEng, MIMarEST, MCMS
Duncan Tanner, an Incorporated Engineer with a B.Eng degree in Marine Technology and a First Class Certificate of Competency (Motor), joined Brookes Bell in March 2010 and became Associate in 2012 and a partner in 2015.
While at sea, Duncan served on container ships, dredgers and high speed ferries, in ranks up to and including Chief Engineer. Following which, he worked as a Superintendent, looking after reefer ships and seismic survey vessels. During this time, Duncan supervised dry docks and refits, including a ship conversion project, as well as day to day ship operations. As a surveyor Duncan has attended most ship types and carried out damage surveys for machinery damage, collisions, groundings and fires, attending on behalf of Hull & Machinery Underwriters, P&I clubs, owners, charterers and shipyards. He has also carried out P&I entry surveys, general condition surveys, pre-purchase inspections, as well as witnessed trials & factory acceptance tests and been involved in new build disputes. Duncan has experience with most ship types as well as most machinery arrangements and manufacturers. His work has lead to giving evidence in London Arbitration and high court.