Brian's area of expertise include Marine Consulting, Project Management and Surveying.
He spent 21 years as a British naval engineer officer involved in design and construction
of submarines and frigates, shipyard manager, Associate Professor at University of Durban
Westville, 18 years as a maritime consultant and surveyor.
Recent tasks include design of modifications to warships and special commercial vessels
including research and protection vessels.
He has extensive surveying experience in a wide range of ships and rigs and is involved in
pollution prevention in harbors in Africa. He works internationally for various clients.
Brian has research interests in special craft, materials and corrosion.
- Fellow Royal Institution of Naval Architects (U.K.)
- Fellow Institute of Marine Engineers (U.K.)
- Fellow Institute of Mechanical Engineers (U.K.)
- Fellow South African Institute of Marine Engineers and
||Brian James Gowans,
P Eng C Eng PhD MBL
Marine Technology cc
56 Quareterdeck Road
Tel: +27 (0)21 788-7731
Fax: +27 (0)21 788-7731