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Captain Nadeem Anwar
FNI, MSc, BSc, Master Mariner, PGCEL, ACII

Senior Lecturer

Warsash Maritime School

Captain Nadeem Anwar, Senior Lecturer


A highly-qualified and experienced British Master Mariner and Fellow of the Nautical Institute, Nadeem is qualified to postgraduate level, with recent marine and offshore operational experience and a proven track record of ship handling skills, as well as providing and managing marine services.

Nadeem's recent work includes marine surveys, tanker inspections, consultancy on tanker operations, port mooring pilotage, port operations, and assisting overseas administration with port state control and accident investigation. He has also developed training courses for petroleum, chemical and liquefied gas tankers.

Nadeem previously spent 14 years at sea with command experience. He was at sea on VLCCs (command), product tankers, chemical tankers, ore-bulk-oil vessels, ore-oil carriers, liquefied gas tankers (command), and other ship types. In addition to academic and research experience, Nadeem has recent experience of deep sea command, as well as international commercial operations.

As a Master Mariner, academic, consultant, author and researcher, Nadeem has undertaken significant work on the issue of ballast water management and protection of the marine environment, and maritime education and training. He has authored a number of books on marine topics that have been published by leading UK publishers, and is now publishing ebooks and ibooks on marine topics.

Further information

2010 – 2012: Managing Director, Flag Marine Advisory, Bahrain

2009 – 2012: Master (deep sea LNG, VLCC) Terra-Marine Logistics, (at Bahrain)

2009 – 2010: Managing Director, Elkins Marine, Bahrain

1984 – 1998: Sea going positions up to Master (deep sea), ship types: VLCC, OBO, LNG, chemical, bulk, and multi-purpose)

Consultancy work on marine pilotage incidents - Bahrain (2009-2012)

Feasibility study on LNG imports (port structure) in Bahrain re shipping and port infrastructure (2011)

Investigation of pilotage and port related Incidents in Bahrain (2009-2012)

Consultancy on port infrastructure and navigational aids in Bahrain (2009 – 2012)

Offshore rigs repairs coordination through ASRY Bahrain (2009-2012)

Ship inspections (tanker pre and post fixture) (2009-2012)

Development of SMS for shipping companies in Arabian Gulf (2010-2011)

Pilotage for tanker berthing and unberthing at private ports in Bahrain (2010-2011)

Marine surveyor – (self employed part time) – (2002-2008)

Expert witness for Crown Prosecution Service (CPR) on matters involving sea passages

Taught courses

MSc Shipping Operations

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BSc (Hons) Maritime Sciences

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