Dr. Julian Brown
Independent Arbitrator

Maritime and commodity panel arbitrator with AIAC, BAIAC, EMAC, FOSFA, GMAA, HKIAC, LMAA (AFM), MIArb., SCMA, SIAC and SIArb.  Listed mediator with the Baltic Exchange, LMAA, AIAC and the SMC.

Cadet to Master on crude, product/chemical tankers, bulk carriers, general cargo ships, container carriers and offshore drilling/survey vessels.  Apprenticeship with Sir William Reardon Smith & Sons Ltd.  Subsequently sailed with Coe Metcalf’s, Hudson Steamship, Uiterwyck Corp, Canadian Pacific, Mobil, Denholm’s, Furness Withy and BP.  Extensive STS and SBM experience.  Cargo expediter on crude, product and chemical ships since 1987.  Vetting inspector since 1989.  P&I and H&M surveyor from 1990.  TMSA and management auditor.  Founder and Principal Surveyor at JCP Marine, providing technical services to P&I and H&M Clubs, Banks, Charterers and Shipowners.

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, Lewek Victory and The Enrica Lexie.  
Listed as expert with The Baltic Exchange & The Academy of Experts.  Expert areas include the carriage of grain, coal, steel, and timber cargoes; tanker and terminal operations; off-specification of veg oils, oil products, chemicals, and bunkers; bunker/fuel oil blending; oil major vetting; Tanker Management Self-Assessment (TMSA); P&I and H&M insurance and survey practice; navigation; piracy and casualty investigation. 

Phone: +65 9819 1114

E-mail: jcpbrown@icloud.com 

Country of Residence: Singapore

Nationality: Singapore
  • OIL & GAS

    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


    Ph.D in Law, London Metropolitan University.

    LL.M in International Transport & Maritime Law, London Metropolitan University.

    Master Mariner (Class 1), UK.