Specialist consultation is also available for overseas development projects involving small craft in fisheries and marine transport. The following are some examples of projects undertaken:

 

  • Anguilla – Naval Architect on expert team preparing and implementing a project for the development of an offshore long-line fishery for the island of Anguilla.
  • Barbados – adviser to Fisheries Division, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, on fishing vessel design construction and safety standards.
  • Brazil – Naval Architect on UK funded research project investigating the use of sailing vessels in the artisanal fishery.
  • China – project co-ordinator on EU funded fisheries development project implementing improvements to locally built fishing vessels.
  • Fiji – Naval Architect on Asian Development Bank funded project assessing the use of auxiliary sail on an inter-island passenger cargo vessel.
  • Ghana – Naval Architect on EU funded team developing small scale pole and line tuna fishery in association with Star-Kist Europe Ltd.
  • Indonesia – Naval Architect on EU funded Java Sea Fisheries Development Project.
  • Maldives – Expert Witness in litigation involving fast passenger launches transferring tourists from airport to resort islands.  Review of safety standards of vessels and operation.
  • Sudan – Naval Architect on ODA funded project for the design and local construction of three10.5m steel fishing vessels for use on the Red Sea.
  • Tanzania – Naval Architect on UK funded project assessing the use of sailing vessels in the artisanal fishery.
  • Thailand – Consultant Naval Architect to film company advising on conversion of 40m Indonesian sailing cargo vessel into a traditionally rigged sailing ship for a pirate film.
  • Turkey – Boatyard evaluation and selection, supervision of construction of wooden sailing yachts in local boatyards.