Roger King - Master Mariner

Roger King - Master Mariner


  • Master Class 1, Marine Engine Driver Grade 2
  • Diploma in Applied Nautical Science
  • Lloyd’s Salvage Arbitration Branch Special Casualty Representative (SCR)
  • Certificate of Maritime Salvage Law
  • Member of the Company of Master Mariners
  • Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute

Roger King is a Master Mariner, Special Casualty Representative and Marine Consultant for TMC Marine. Roger has served on bulk carriers, RORO’s, cellular container, container and general cargo AHTS operations including deep water anchor handling vessels to Chief Officer level. He has Master’s experience on harbour and offshore tugs. He has owned and operated commercial fishing vessels and has over 5000 hours commercial (abalone) diving experience.

Roger has attended numerous salvage and wreck removals across Oceania and the Middle East and is a Lloyds Special Casualty Representative. He has acted as casualty representative, owners and insurers representative, independent surveyor, distressed cargo specialist as well as shoreline response manager.

His technical, legal, and expert witness instructions have included a major port channel blockage analysis with mitigations and pre-planned salvage responses, unsafe ports, container losses, salvage risks and dangers, mooring breakaways, large cargo claims, incident investigations, and fishing vessel prosecutions.

Roger has an eye for detail with a strong seamanship and ship operations background. He is accustomed to operating in remote locations, liaising with indigenous societies, coastal state authorities as well as the highest levels of government to achieve positive project outcomes.

Contact Details

+ 61 3 8630 2911

+ 61 419 816 965

[email protected]


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24hrs EMERGENCY RESPONSE: +44 (0)20 7237 2617 or +65 6224 1731 - SCR