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South Florida

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Direct all written communication to:

2329 India Street
San Diego CA 92101
(800)  207-9301
(800)  207-9324 Fax

Charles W. (Bill) Arnold
Director and General Manager

Ian D. Allen

Ian D. Allen
Staff Box

(800 207-9301

Ian D. Allen is the Team Leader of South Florida office, based in Lighthouse Point. He is a senior marine operations expert, a hull and cargo surveyor and P&I adjuster. U.S. He handles cargo, marine, aircraft and CGL claims in Florida and the Caribbean.

Ian holds both a USCG and U.K. Unlimited Masters Mariner's License, as well as 1st Class Pilot qualifications in Western Alaska and Puget Sound. Prior to joining us in 2012, he was Master of container ships of both US and foreign registry in world-wide service, and sailed for many years as Chief Mate for major ocean carriers. His most recent command was the M/V APL Philippines for American President Lines, Ltd.

He received his Private Aircraft Pilot's License in 1975. He was previously an active hull and cargo surveyor in Seattle, Washington and has surveyed for the National Cargo Bureau, holding the National Cargo Bureau Certificate on Ship's Stability (1996) and Hazardous Materials (1996). Ian was formally a Commander in the US Naval Reserve, and currently is a Warrant Officer in the US Army Reserve Transportation Corps.

Ian was an Instructor at the Pacific Maritime Institute in Seattle. He has been an Emergency Medical Technician (2000). He sailed on numerous types of vessels in all positions from Able Seaman to Master, for American President Lines, Sea-Land Service, Inc., Delta Lines, American Heavy Lift, Dock Express, Trinidad Tankers, Manhattan Tankers, Foss Launch and Tug Company, the Military Sealift Command, and the US Navy. He is also an Extra Class Amateur Radio Operator, call sign AD7KY, and GMDSS Radio Operator and Maintainer with a Radar Endorsement. Ian is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, 1979.

Ian joined the firm in 2012.