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Safinah Group’s Carl Barnes is featured in the list of technical experts providing independent expert opinion for maritime disputes.

Safinah Group’s Insurance and Litigation team handles various coating related litigation and arbitration cases in Marine, Yacht, Energy (Offshore and Renewables) and Infrastructure.

With a portfolio of more than 100 marine failure investigations, including fouling prevention, tank linings, cargo hold and other marine coatings, Safinah Group’s Marine team is well equipped to assist with expert witness support and objective, unbiased technical advice in dispute resolution and avoidance.

Baltic Expert Witness Association LogoBased on the team’s track record and experience, Safinah Group’s Carl Barnes is now featured in the Baltic Exchange Witness Association’s (BEWA) list of expert witnesses on matters related to coatings and corrosion. BEWA is a membership association dedicated to independent expert opinion for maritime disputes and part of the Baltic Exchange group of maritime services.

For no obligation advice on any aspect of coatings or corrosion, contact our insurance and litigation experts on +44 1670 519 900 or email the team at