GOLDEN WEST MARITIME CONSULTING
Damian Turner has over 20 years of seagoing experience as Marine Engineer (unlimited) and Master/Skipper (<24m).
Damian started his career at sea on the wooden fishing cutters of Southern and Western Australia in 1996. After more than 10 years involvement in various fishing sectors around Australia, Damian moved further afield to explore the greater maritime industry.
Endeavours were to include, and still exist in Ocean Towing and Tug & Barge operations, Coastal Trading on General Cargo ships and Foreign-Going LNG Shipping. Since 2005 Damian has provided assistance with several sales, and surveyed numerous vessels in Australia and Indonesia.
Damian’s education includes Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Engineering), and Diplomas in both Marine Surveying and Coastal Marine Engineering. Seagoing certification is Engineer Class 1 (Steam), Class 2 (Motor), and Master <24m Near Coastal.
Damian is an AMSA Accredited Marine Surveyor (#107032), Authorised Officer (AO #PE3532), Incorporated Engineer (Engineering Council), and Member of IMarEST, RINA and the Australasian Institute of Marine Surveyors (AIMS). Maritime OHS, Confined Space Entry and Working at Heights licences along with MSIC are also currently held.