Barber Maritime

Sharing best practice and experience to improve maritime safety and environmental protection

Who We Are

Barber Maritime is a limited company directed by Captain Steve Barber, who has 42 years’ experience in the oil, gas and chemical downstream side of the maritime industry. In addition to sailing on all types of oil and gas carriers, Steve is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

For 7 years, Steve was the Global Manager of Shell’s vessel quality assurance (vetting) team and managed the development of a berth-to-berth quality assurance system. During this period, Steve was the Chair of the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) Ship Inspection Report Exchange (SIRE) Focus Group.

What We Do

Barber Maritime Ltd provides specialist advice on each the following maritime activities:

  • Quality assurance of oil, gas and chemical carriers, including detailed specialist guidance on how to manage the inspections of your fleet of vessels and how to improve your vetting status with international oil majors

  • Training in the following safety techniques:
    • Reflective Learning
    • Resilience
    • Learning Engagement Tools

  • Detailed advice regarding Tanker Management Self Assessment (TMSA) compilation and management of TMSA audits by international oil majors


Contact Us

+44 7864 836331