Our principal Surveyor is fully qualified and experienced in all aspects of FRP, GRP, Steel, and Aluminium vessels, and fully insured to survey such vessels.
Originally employed by P&O Cruises and trained at sea and at Southampton Solent, Ian sat examinations and became certificated as Unrestricted Chief Engineer (Class 1) for Steam ships and also a couple of years later, for Motor Ships. He served as Engineer at sea for some years before being asked to come ashore and become the Engineering Superintendent for the P&O Cruises Fleet.
He was promoted to Technical Superintendent later the same year, and then transferred within the P&O Group and became the Technical Manager for P&O European Ferries, based in Felixstowe.
After a number of years, and being promote to Fleet Technical Manager, and evolving the management of a number of ships and shore facilities, he took an opportunity to do something rewarding in a different way and joined the RNLI Charity , as Divisional Engineer, looking after the standards, maintenance and operation of approx 70 lifeboats. During this period, Ian further studied and qualifled as a Marine Surveyor, and after 7 years surveying part time whilst within the RNLI, he left and now works full time for ANDMarine.
Ian maintains his full membership of the IMarEST, and is also an associate member of RINA, an acreddited member of YDSA, and an Incorporated Engineer and Incorporated Marine Engineer.
Ian has been voted into the Society of Consulting marine Engineers and ship Surveyors, and granted full membership, and carried out a variety of surveys under their banner, including Small Craft Commercial Certification examinations, and tonnage surveys, and MLC (Marine Labour Convention) compliance examinations.
Ian has also been acknowledged as Accredited Vessel INspector under the IMCA / CMID scheme.
Coming from a customer based background, the principle throughout ANDMarine Ltd, is customer focus and we wish to give the best service and value to clients.
Ian M. Anderson
I.Eng, I.MarEng, MIMarEST, AMRINA, Accredited Member YDSA, MCMS, AVI.
Surveyor, ANDMarine Ltd.