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Angus Skinner
at Engineering Consultant


Angus Skinner is a Civil Engineer with more than 50 years’ experience, specialising in advising on ground engineering and soil mechanics problems. He was a lecturer in Soil Mechanics at Imperial College from 1967 to 1998.

On cargo problems, he was an expert witness on possible cargo failures in the Inquiry into the loss of the Derbyshire, the loss of the bulk ore carrier ‘Silimna’ and the loss of the bulk ore carrier mv Bulk Jupiter. He was a participating member of the IMO Correspondence Group on Transport of Iron Ore Fines in Bulk as an advisor to Maritime and Coastguard Agency Environmental Policy Branch.

Agenda Sessions

  • Do we truly understand the mechanisms of liquefaction?

  • PANEL DISCUSSION: Accurate sampling techniques for liquefaction - is the can test too rudimentary for today's industry?