Global Maritime, a leading provider of marine and offshore engineering consultancy services, is pleased to announce the appointment of James Vavasour as the global Business Stream Director for Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) services. In this key role, James will lead and direct our marine warranty survey services on a global scale.
Bringing a wealth of expertise to the team as an influencer and prominent figure in the international insurance market, James is a graduate Naval Architect with a distinguished background. His extensive industry experience is complemented by his status as a fellow of the Royal Institute of Naval Architects. Recognized as an accomplished author, James is a frequent contributor to the technical press and a regular presenter at major international conferences.
Currently, James holds the position of Chair of the organizing committee for the Houston Marine and Energy Insurance Conference (HMEIC), an industry renowned conference providing decades worth on insurance and legal insight. Additionally, he is a founding member and former Chair of the Society of Offshore Marine Warranty Surveyors (SOMWS), a position that underscores his commitment to excellence and innovation in the field. His role as a liaison to the Joint Rig Committee further exemplifies his dedication to enhancing industry standards.
"We are thrilled to welcome James to the Global Maritime family as our Business Stream Director for Marine Warranty Survey services. His exceptional track record, leadership, and innovative thinking perfectly align with our commitment to providing world-class solutions to our clients," said Ekkehard Stade COO for Marine at Global Maritime.
James Vavasour's appointment marks an exciting chapter in Global Maritime's journey with growth globally and reinforcement of our ‘Globally Active, Locally Present’ strategy. As James takes the helm of this critical business stream, Global Maritime anticipates continued growth, innovation, and excellence in the delivery of services to clients around the world.
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