Maria is a Chartered Naval Architect with TMC Marine Consultants. Maria has a background in casualty investigation and response as well as marine claims and disputes. She has acted as a client representative during salvage and wreck removal operations in Europe and SE Asia, and provided advice on cases including groundings, collisions, sinkings, container loss, mooring failures and new building disputes.
Maria has extensive experience in Hull & Machinery damage claims, having provided advice on numerous casualties, supervised repairs and assisted in shipyard negotiations. She has mainly been involved in repairs, conversions/upgrades and design of modifications for bulk carriers, tankers, containerships, offshore support vessels, military vessels and superyachts. She has also attended many marine operations acting as Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) for lifting, load out and transportation of heavy and high value cargo.