Capt. Julian Brown
Maritime Arbitrator & Mediator

Arbitrating since 2011, under LMAA Terms, SCMA, SIAC, HKIAC and FOSFA Rules. Principle arbitration areas are: maritime (dry and wet), commercial, mining, shipbuilding, yachts, energy and offshore.

Cadet to Master on crude, product and chemical tankers, bulk carriers, general cargo ships, container carriers and offshore drilling & survey vessels.  Cargo expediter from 1987.  Extensive STS, SBM and CBM experience.  Oil major vetting inspector since 1989 (Auditing OCIMF and Senior CDI).  Founded JCP Marine in 1992, providing technical services to the shipping, insurance and offshore industries.

Appearing as an expert witness in arbitration and court proceedings in England, Malaysia and Singapore since 1992.  Cases include The Shravan; The Cherry; The Epic; The Addax; The Bergamo; The Khalijia III; The Builder Success and The Enrica Lexie. Expert areas have encompassed all aspects of tanker operations; fuel oil blending; offshore and energy; oil major vetting; TMSA; P&I & H&M insurance; casualty investigation; pollution claims; off specification & cargo contamination; terminal operations.


Author of various Appendices in Marsden and Gault on Collisions at Sea (14th Edition, 2016) and Chapter 10 of the Nautical Institute 2017 edition of Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence.  Editor and principle contributor of Fairways, publication of the Singapore Nautical institute 1990-1992.

Ph.D candidate in Law at the London Metropolitan University, completing 2019.

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CONTACT
Phone: +65 6225 7767

E-mail: 
julian.brown@jcpmarine.com

Country of Residence: Singapore

Nationality: Singapore
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
  • CHARTERPARTIES
  • COMMODITIES COAL
  • COLLISIONS
  • OIL & GAS
  • BUNKERING
  • CARGO LOSS & DAMAGE
  • SALVAGE
  • PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

    Panel Arbitrator:

    AIAC, EMAC, FOSFA, LMAA (Aspiring Full Member), SCMA, SIAC

    Fellow: CIArb, SIArb, MIArb, SCMS, Nautical Institute, Society of Consulting Marine Engineers and Ship Surveyors

    Member: FOSFA, GAFTA, Royal Institute of Navigation, The Baltic Exchange, The Academy of Experts

    Liverymen of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners 

    2017:  Accredited Mediator, SMC
    2011:  Accredited Expert Determiner, TAE
    2008:  Accredited Mediator, CIArb. & CEDR
    2006:  International Group of P&I Clubs Panel Surveyor
    2000:  CDI Marine Packed Cargo Auditor
    1998:  CDI Terminal Inspector
    1995:  ISPS, ISM and ISO Lead Auditor
    1993:  Senior CDI Inspector (Chemicals and Gas)
    1990:  SIRE Auditing Inspector (Oil, Chemicals and Gas)
    1988:  Petroleum and Chemical DCE’s, UK

    ADMISSIONS
  • SINGAPORE
  • MARITIME PROFESSIONAL
  • EDUCATION
    Academic:
    2009: LL.M in International Transport & Maritime Law (Distinction)

    2009: Professional Diploma in Arbitration

    2008: P.G. Diploma in Maritime Law (Distinction)

    1987: Master Mariner (Class 1), UK

    Professional:

    2011: Accredited Expert Determiner, TAE

    2008: Accredited Mediator, CIArb. & CEDR

    2006: International Group of P&I Clubs Panel Surveyor

    2000: CDI Marine Packed Cargo Auditor

    1998: CDI Terminal Inspector

    1995: ISPS, ISM and ISO Lead Auditor

    1993: Senior CDI Inspector (Chemicals and Gas)

    1990: SIRE Auditing Inspector (Oil, Chemicals and Gas) 1988: Petroleum and Chemical DCE’s, UK

    Currently a Ph.D candidate in Law at the London Metropolitan University, with a thesis entitled “Confidentiality in Arbitration: A Case for Reform?”