Albert Weatherill – Managing Director – MIIMS, FBACS

Albert served as a Deck Officer on board reefer, Ro-Ro and fishmeal factory vessels before joining the company in 1982. Whilst working off the West African coast assisting with the management of a fleet of 15 fishing vessels he helped to fight shipboard fires, investigate fatalities, co-ordinate helicopter operations, oversee towage and ship to ship cargo operations. His claims negotiating and handling skills have taken him all over the world for P & I Clubs and others and he regularly gives presentations to clients on the subject of steel cargoes.

Albert takes particular interest in the development of the company and helps to co-ordinate the company’s popular Vessel Familiarisation Course. Albert had published the International Institute for Marine Surveying’s publication ‘Guidelines for Surveyors Conducting Pre-Shipment Inspections of Steel Cargoes’ and recently assisted with the publication of the Standard Club’s ‘A Guide To The Carriage Of Steel Cargo’. He is also an active member of the International Institute for Marine Surveying, the British Association of Cargo Surveyors and the internationally acclaimed Mensa organisation. Albert is also the Chairman of the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce’s Shipping & Transport Committee.

Contact Details


+44 1482 223832


+44 7734 385868