Captain Paul Willing

Captain Paul Willing

Citizenship: Australian / Canadian


  • Commonwealth of Australia Class 1 Certificate of Competency issued October 1987; STCW 95 2002
  • Commonwealth Licensed Compass Adjuster
  • Registered Department of Agriculture Biosecurity Export Grain Ship Surveyor
  • International Cargo Gear Bureau Surveyor

Seagoing Experience:

  • General Cargo, Tankers, Heavy Lift Geared and Cellular Container Vessels. Small Inter-Island Passenger / Cargo Vessels as Operator and Master

Other Relevant Experience:

  • Stevedoring Supervisor, Ship Planner
  • Fleet Operations Manager
  • Project Logistics and Support for Remote Mining Exploration

Surveying Experience:

  • 20 years with this Company
  • Oil Major Quantity Surveyor
  • Considerable knowledge of Stevedoring Practice, Cargo Stowage and Securing, Specialised and Containerised Cargoes
  • Investigations for P & I Clubs and Hull and Machinery, including: Ship Incidents; Groundings; Engine Room Fires; Main Engine Failure; Crew Casualties; Cargo Damage; Wharf and Port Infrastructure Damage; Bulk Liquid Contaminations
  • Australian Marine Orders Compliance Surveys for Ship Owners
  • Pre-purchase Inspections, particularly Specialised Small Vessels
  • Pre-towage Surveys
  • Small vessel modifications for green-field operations
  • Port mining support – Tug and barge export operations
  • Consultative Studies in Specialised Stevedoring
  • Consultative Studies in the Handling and Transport of Dangerous cargoes in Port areas
  • Technical Advisor and Contractor to The Port of Brisbane