Braemar Shipping Services plc has launched a new subsidiary called Braemar Marine, which will provide diverse marine surveying and adjusting services to the global maritime, transportation risk and insurance markets. 

Braemar Marine commenced operations on August 1st, 2009 from its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and has established offices in Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, Seattle and London to enhance existing group marine surveying and adjusting capabilities in Latin America, Australasia and the Far Fast. The operation is led by John Tirel, Executive Vice President, with the assistance of Chris Lunda, Vice President of Global Development. Both John and Chris are based in Atlanta. John Cole is Director of the London office. 

“This is indeed a unique opportunity to deliver high quality services to the market, having learnt from many years of experience; to put clients first, listen to them and to ultimately produce the sound solutions they need,” said John Tirel. 

“To achieve these goals and to ensure the objectives we have adhered to, Braemar Marine will only employ the highest calibre of surveyor and adjuster,” he added. 

Braemar Marine’s core services will be:

  • Marine cargo surveys and adjustment
  • Project cargo pre-shipment surveys
  • Loss control management
  • H & M surveys and adjustment
  • P & I representation
  • Third Party Claims Administration services
  • Subrogation and Recovery

 Nigel Carpenter, Chief Executive Officer of Braemar Marine and CEO of fellow Braemar Shipping Services Group company Braemar Steege, said: “Due to the similarity of services, Braemar Marine is a perfect fit with our other marine and energy operations. The Braemar Group’s desire is to provide clients with comprehensive quality services. Braemar Marine has been staffed by high class professionals with a wealth of experience and records of success in the marine sector”


For more information please contact:                       

John Tirel:    Tel +1 770 392 8870; Mobile +1 678 662 2929; Email

Chris Lunda:  Tel +1 770 392 8873; Mobile +1678 662 2520; Email 

Nigel Carpenter:  Tel +44 (0)207 265 1566; Mobile  +44 (0)7785 541 235; Email

John Cole:  Tel +44 (0)207 265 1818; Mobile +44 (0)750 083 9171; Email 

Elaborate Communications:
Sean Moloney/Debbie Munford:      Tel +44 (0) 1296 682124; Mobile +44 (0)7711142439; Email:

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