Richard Yi is a senior marine consultant and Master Mariner based in Dalian China, after an eighteen year career at sea including eight years as Master, Richard moved ashore into consultancy. During his eleven years with Andrew Moore & Associates he has experienced nearly every type of investigation and survey.
Whilst at sea Richard worked all ranks from Cadet to Master onboard Bulk Carriers and General Cargo Vessels for Chinese and international companies. Some of his experience in consultancy work includes the following:
– Investigations into: collision, grounding, fire, under performance, crane damage, stevedore damage, shipyard quotation assessment, pre-delivery, new-building, loss of hire and dry bulk cargo liquefaction investigations.
– Vessel Surveys: Draft survey, hull damage, condition survey for P&I clubs, H&M, Owners and charters and hatch cover inspections.
– Cargo surveys: dry bulk moisture content, cargo loading and discharge, project surveys, steel cargo, lashing, sampling and cargo shortages.
– More recently Richard has worked on warranty surveys for project cargos, monitored wreck removal operations and cargo salvage after a major casualty.