Ship & Marine Science

Consultant Ship & Marine Scientist

A Chartered Scientist, Chartered Marine Scientist, educated with a MSc in Marine Surveying and completing a further MSc degree in Marine Engineering, forensic engineering, Lloyds Diploma specialising in Marine Environmental Surveying, a safety specialist with extensive research in small craft accidents and forensic engineering, currently completing research into keel failures in yachts.


A Full Professional Member of the IMarEST and the Nautical Institute. A career starting in naval systems defence research, in addition, a Chartered Safety Professional, Certificated Firefigher and Fire Engineer, with specialist qualifications in explosives safety, rigs, sails and cargo surveying.


Full Member of the Association of British Science Writers.

Kevin A Gorringe BSc(Hons) MSc CSci CMarSci MIMarEST MNI

Chartered Scientist - Chartered Marine Scientist

Postgraduate Marine Engineer & Surveyor

Practice Areas

Lloyds Indemnified International Marine Professional ( excludes USA & Canada)


Science Writer

Providing scientific, policy and technical writing services, in ship, marine and safety science areas.


Experienced academic researcher, providing research support in ship, marine and safety sciences.


Accident Investigation

Crew and vessel accident investigation and analysis, providing expert witness support.


Forensic Engineer

Marine forensic engineering consultancy support for modern and historic craft.


Vessel Surveying

A lloyds postgraduate Marine Surveyor, providing specialist survey support for insurers.


Virtual Tutoring

Online training, technical reviewing and material preparation for ship, marine and safety science.


Historic Vessels

UK Historic Ship Register-listed Consultant, providing full support from research to surveying, including scientific writing support for museum craft.

Professional Training Courses

Training Courses are provided virtually for marine professionals and vessel owners.

Inspection of yacht keels

A CPD certificated course for marine professionals and owners, following 12 months of keel failure engineering research, this course provides an in depth look at keel safety, marine forensic engineering and areas for surveyors. The course is 3 hours in total, online, this is a taught course and not just a presentation. A working knowledge of marine engineering, surveying and naval architecture is required to get the most from this.


Professionally Registered with the Science Council and the IMarEST Professional Register.

Research Includes:

- Keel Failure in Yacht - An Engineering Assessment ( Plymouth University )

- Small Craft Accidents, using sociotechnical analysis approach to investigation ( Middlesex University )

- The Dynamic Risk Assessment of Firefighting and Explosive Operations ( Greenwich University )

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