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Simon Burnay

Director at Waves Group


Simon is a Director of Waves Group and is a Naval Architect with a broad range of experience in the marine industry. He is a former technical advisor to national delegations and NGO’s at the IMO and has sat on various industry panels.

Simon has considerable experience with offshore marine operations and energy projects. He is experienced in marine warranty matters including oil, gas and renewable energy projects and has extensive experience of heavy marine transports and project cargoes. Simon’s experience includes mooring systems, floating offshore assets (FPSO, FSRU etc), offshore installations, sea-fastening design and heavy lifts. Most recently, Simon was part of the MWS team at Waves Group that helped to successfully remove the topsides and jacket for a large North Sea fixed platform.

Simon also has extensive experience of marine casualties and incidents, in particular salvage and wreck removal matters, providing technical assistance to both insurers and contractors on naval architecture, marine engineering matters, incident management, tender reviews and technical and commercial risk assessments. He has a particular interest in the engineering parallels between the salvage and decommissioning sectors.

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