Hong Kong: John Wilson, a well known local marine surveyor, has been recruited by Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. (SCB), managers of the American Club. Wilson will join SCB’s Hong Kong office as director – technical services, Asia, towards the end of July.
Wilson was previously general manager of a well-known marine surveying and consultancy firm, and he also served for over five years as a marine casualty investigator at an international law firm, both based in Hong Kong. A master mariner, whose 15-year seagoing career included service with Shell Tankers, Stena Line and Windstar Cruises, Wilson holds an MSc maritime operations degree and is a fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and the Nautical Institute. He is also a member of the Hong Kong government’s pilotage advisory committee and pilot examination board. [24/06/14]