Captain Julian Hopkinson

Captain Julian Hopkinson

Citizenship: Australian / British


  • STCW 95 Master Class 1 Unlimited License
  • Bachelor Science (Hon’s) Degree in Maritime Studies, Major in Hydrographic Surveying
  • Australian Certificate of Recognition for Class 1 Unlimited License
  • Commonwealth Licensed Compass Adjuster
  • Registered Department of Agriculture Biosecurity Export Grain Ship Surveyor

Seagoing Experience:

  • Hydrographic / Seismic Survey, General Cargo, Bulk Carriers, Passenger and Expedition Vessels

Other Relevant Experience:

  • Navigational Analyst for Western Geophysical Hydrographic / Seismic Survey – two (2) years
  • 11 years’ experience on Passenger vessels in capacity of Second Officer; Chief Officer, Safety Officer and Master
  • Trained in Confidence Marine Risk Assessment

Surveying Experience:

  • 11 years with this Company
  • Oil Major Quantity Surveyor
  • P& I Surveys and Investigations including Bulk Liquid Contaminations
  • Heavy Lift Planning and Lashing Surveys
  • Pre-Towage Surveys
  • General Survey of imported and exported Breakbulk, Containerised and Vehicular Cargoes
  • Vessel Condition / Pre-purchase Inspections
  • Technical Advisor and Contractor to the Port of Brisbane
  • Lloyds Fobas / GMT Bunker Surveyor
  • Hold Cleanliness Inspections for Ships’ Holds – AQIS Authorised Officer trained
  • Consultative Studies and Risk Assessment of Hot Cargoes on Ships’ Structures
  • Consultative Studies on Sea-bottom Recovery