A. Sam Jinnah
Principal Marine Consultant
Sam began his maritime career upon joining Neptune Orient Lines as an Deck Officer Cadet in 1972. With a cumulative total sea-going experience of 12 years, Sam is an experienced Chief Officer who has sailed on board various types of maritime platforms such as Container Vessels, Bulkers, Tankers & General Cargo vessels.
Following his return to shore, Sam started Jinnahco a Timber Trading company in addition to him practising as a Marine Surveyor with SGS Testing & Controls Services Pte. Ltd.(1990-1995) and later on with Matthews-Daniel International Pte. Ltd. (1996-1999). Sam later started his own Maritime Surveying Practice by creating the Marine Services Division in Jinnahco International Services Pte Ltd in 2006.
With his extensive experience as a Merchant-Fleet Deck Officer, Marine/Marine Warranty Surveyor and Timber Trader, Sam is extremely experienced in various facets of the Maritime Industry’s operational & business practices.
Sam has also been appointed by various international and local law firms such as Rajah & Tann, Gurbani & Co., Clyde & Co. etc. to provide Expert Reports and also appearing in the capacity of an Expert Witness on various marine-related litigation and arbitration matters.
Certificate of Competency Class 2 (Singapore)
Member of the Nautical Institute (MNI)