Captain John Noble

constellation marine servicesJohn Noble has worked in commercial shipping since 1962 when he joined HMS Conway.  After obtaining his Master Mariners Certificate, John graduated with a Nautical Studies BSc from Southampton University.  After a spell as a claims executive with Thomas Miller (UK Club), John set up the London office of Murray Fenton & Associates Limited in 1980.  Following the acquisition of Murray Fenton by BMT, in 2001, John served as Chief Executive Officer of the SALVAGE ASSOCIATION until 2005.

John’s practical expertise lies in dealing with Salvage, Wreck Removal and Oil Pollution having attended some 60 major casualties. John is an experienced expert witness recently offering expertise in unsafe port cases and salvage.

John has worked with all of the major salvage companies and served briefly as an SCR.

Until recently, John was an advisor to the International Salvage Union acting as the General Manager.

John is the technical editor of the Casualty Management Guidelines book published by the Nautical Institute in association with the ISU.

As a fellow of the Nautical Institute and The International Institute for Marine Surveying, John is involved in a number of projects.

Until last year John was Executive Director of the Maritime London Officer Cadet Scholarship scheme, a City based charity that funds merchant navy cadets through their training, when otherwise they might not have the opportunity of embarking on a seagoing career.

Contact Details:

Tel: +44 7876211489 , +44 7785226553

Tel(Office): +44 2077396510 , +44 2077290277


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Captain Zarir Irani

Captain Zarir Irani, MBA,FIIMS,MICS,MNI,AMI Mar.Tech,NAMS-CMS.

Captain Zarir Irani’s areas of Expertise are:

• Hull and Structural damage Surveys on board Bulk Carriers and Container ships.
• Flag Registration Consultants, HULL AND MACHINERY SURVEYORS.

• Investigations into grounding, Collisions and/or contact damages.
• Investigations of Bulk and Containerized cargo related claims (Quantity & Quality).
• General Average Surveys.
• Towing and fastening Surveys, warranty Surveys
• Investigations into Stoppages at sea, Diversions and delays.
• Hatch covers ULTRA SOUND TEST inspection. (Training course by SDT Sherlog)
• Cargo tally, Pre/ Post shipment Steel surveys, and Project cargos.
• Refrigerated Cargo Surveys, Container Damage/ malfunction Claims.
• Sealing and Unsealing of cargo holds and Drawing Cargo Samples.
• Casualty inspections and Internal Safety Audits.
• Project Cargo & heavy lifts – Stowage, Lashing approvals and Superintendence.
• Container Surveys: Condition Damage & Repair Estimates. Certification for cargo worthiness.
• Inquiry into overloading of vessel and/or assisting Master in stability Calculation.
• Inquiry into Fire and other Marine accidents.
• Inaccessible cargo space surveys to measure hatch volume.
Captain Irani’s knowledge bank is updated regularly to keep abreast with the latest regulations and Maritime Policies, being an Active member of the following Professional organizations goes a long way towards this cause:
• International Institute Of Marine Surveying (Regional Director-Persian Gulf)
• Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers (ICS)- Education committee member
• Institute Of Marine Technologist. (associate)
• The Nautical Institute.
• World Zoroastrian Chamber Of Commerce.
• National Association of Marine Surveyors – USA. NAMSglobal-CMS (Certified Marine Surveyor).

Personal Record:
Captain Zarir Soli Irani
(I.I.M.S. Regional Director for Arabian Gulf)
Sr. Partner
U.A.E Resident Since 2004
Tel. : +971 4 4232884 & +971 4 4518060
Fax : +971 4 4232894
Mobile: +971 50 8979103
E-Mail :
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Seminars by Captain Zarir Irani

IIMS seminar paper by Captain zarir Irani of constellation marine Dubai

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