About the Author
Captain E.S. Geary has appeared as an expert in admiralty and maritime cases in Federal, State and local jurisdictions throughout the USA and Europe. Amongst other credentials and qualifications he holds a US Coast Guard masters license for commercial vessels, and is the retired USCG Department Chief - Pan American Auxiliary Liaison and Senior Policy Advisor to the Commandant of the Venezuela Coastguard. He holds a masters degree (magna cum laude) in Criminal Justice Management.
Certified Fraud Examiner Marine Loss Adjuster
National Panelist of the American Arbitration Association
Member of the American Society of Appraisers and Accredited Senior Appraiser of Yachts and Ships (Worldwide)
Inventor and designer of the high performance composite propulsion system protected under U.S. and other international patents
Member: Society of Professional Engineers (UK), Union Internationale des Ingenieurs Professionnels (France), Bundesverband der Berufsingenieure Deutchlands (Germany)
Licensed and Registered Professional Engineer (mechanical) European Union (ILO) Geneva
Fellow and Life Member of the Instituion of Diagnostic Engineers (UK)
ISM Code - ISO 9001:2000 IRCA Certificated QMS Internal Auditor
Member of the Yacht Designers and Surveyors Association (UK)
Authorized Nautical Surveyor approved to carry out work for the United Kingdom Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (UK)
Member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (USA)
Member of the American Society of Naval Engineers.
Member and past director of the International Association of Marine Investigators who named him the 1996 Marine Investigator of the year.
By Appointment: Marine Consultant to the US DOT Maritime Administration
By Appointment: Marine Consultant to the US General Services Administration
By Appoinment: Marine Technical Advisor to HRH Tunku Ibrahim Ismail Crown Prince of Johor
By Individual Appointment: Flag State Surveyor to the Maritime Administration of Jamaica