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August 2014


TMC is pleased to advise of the opening of a new office in Melbourne, what will hopefully become a hub office for our Australasian operations in the next few years. We are fortunate to have two very experienced personnel, Directors Roger King (Master Mariner) and Mike Wilson (Marine Engineer) to head up the Melbourne office of TMC Marine Pty Ltd, which is located in the World Trade Centre in the central business district.  We look forward to being closer to our existing clients in Australasia and to making and serving new clients in the region.


Christina Douka Joins TMC 

June 2014


Christina joined TMC Marine Consultants Ltd in 2014, seeking to broaden her experience in Naval Architecture. Prior to that she worked for 3 years for Lloyd’s Register Structure Analysis Services, performing finite element analysis in a variety of ship types, including container ships, LNG carriers and heavy lift vessels. As part of the Structures team she was responsible for global structural analysis and local fatigue analysis for newbuild vessels, as well as dynamic positioning calculations.

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Jane Xue Joins TMC 


June 2014

Jane joins us from Lloyd’s Register where she spent nearly 10 years. Jane worked in the SERS (Emergency Response) Department and latterly in the Structures Department of LR. Jane graduated as Naval architect from Wuhan University of Technology in 1994,  and started working in Jiangnan Shipyard as a trainee. In the shipyard, Jane worked in many departments from execution of construction preparation, quality control to weld and construction detail design.

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June 2014

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This week TMC attended the Sea Work International 2014 Exhibition in Southampton.  The exhibition lasted three days, and was well attended by the shipping industry. The presentation showing the wrecks TMC had been involved in proved a particular draw.

TMC were well represented, and advised of the new TMC offices in Southampton and the rest of the world. Contacts were established and exchanged with Regulators, local law firms, Ministry of Defence, Harbour Masters, Insurers and local and worldwide marine contractors.

Mike Wilson Joins TMC


June 2014

Mike Wilson, a Marine Engineer with a First Class Certificate of Competency, joined TMC in June 2014. He has almost 20 years of seagoing experience sailing in all ranks up to and including Chief Engineer. Mike has sailed on a variety of vessels, including Bulk Carriers, RO/RO, OSV’s and Refrigerated Cargo vessels.

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Neil Macnab Joins TMC 

May 2014 


Neil is an experienced Navigation Officer and Master with 23 years seagoing experience. Twenty years having been served on crude oil, product tankers, bulk carriers and numerous LNG carriers, both Moss and Membrane type, with Shell and Anglo Eastern. Three years was also spent on cruise ships as a senior officer for P&O and Princess Cruises.

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May 2014

TMC has been instructed by the Korean government on the tragic sinking of the ro-ro passenger vessel SEWOL, to advise on the wreck removal process. TMC Managing Director Stephen Tierney, who travelled out to Korea comments: “TMC extends our deepest sympathies to the families of the bereaved, and to the Korean people as a whole, for this tragedy and our thoughts are with them at this very difficult time. We will do our best to assist the Korean government with any advice they may require”.

Lalinda Namalarachchi Joins TMC 

May 2014

Lalinda joined TMC in May, 2014 after 13 years at sea, during which time he served on a variety of vessel types. His seagoing career was with German ship owning company Egon Oldendorff from 1994 to 2007. Lalinda worked on General cargo ships, geared multipurpose ships, bulk carriers and container ships obtaining his Class 2/1 ticket in 2003 and Class 1 ticket in 2007.

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April 2014 


TMC were instructed by Nippon Savage Ltd to provide naval architecture, salvage and technical assistance  to the above severely damaged vessel.

Working with Nippon Savage and providing naval architectural support mainly in the form of structural calculations to estimate the vessel’s strength in severe adverse weather conditions throughout the salvage operation we are pleased to say that after overcoming many operational difficulties the vessel and cargo was salved and that even after losing more than half her structural strength the vessel was successfully towed into a port of refuge  at Ulsan Korea, and a successful STS operation completed on 18th April 2014.


David Barlow Joins TMC 

March 2014 


David joined TMC as an associate consultant in March 2014. He previously spent 22 years at sea,  from deck apprentice to master, the last 17 years of which was with The Bank Line serving mainly on the South Pacific Copra Run.

He was brought ashore in 1988 to manage a new service operating from the far east into the islands and after 12 months was move on to manage the Pacific operations for The Bank Line westbound Round the World service based in Papua New Guinea.

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