Principal Surveyor Sean Murphy Joins ABL Boston
AqualisBraemar LOC ASA Group (ABL Group) operations in the United States announced the new appointment of Sean Murphy as Principal Surveyor based in Boston, adding to ABL’s strengths in the local marine and offshore renewable energy industries .
Murphy is a Naval Architect and Chartered Marine Engineer, and a graduate of the Webb Institute with a Masters in Engineering Management from Duke University.
He has extensive experience in maritime accident investigations for various interests, serving as an expert witness in his field. Murphy provided risk assessments and marine warranty investigations for complex loads, heavy haul project cargoes and ship salvage.
Most recently, Murphy supported a global consultancy in expanding its offshore renewable energy offering into the US market.
“We are truly excited to build on our large team of marine experts in the United States, with Sean’s appointment in Boston positioning us perfectly to support planned and current offshore wind installation operations off the coast of the New England and beyond as the U.S. market for offshore renewables. continues to grow,” said John Walker, Managing Director of ABL New York.
Trained in offshore wind MWS, Murphy has also provided support from a loss management perspective in the investigation of numerous incidents involving damage to energy infrastructure equipment, from wind turbines to solar panels, to nuclear power plants.