Anchoring Generations in Maritime Wisdom
“The sea teaches you everything you need to know about it, but you need to be patient, persistent, and passionate,” says Captain Leiner. Growing up amidst a family business of party and commercial fishing boats dating back to the 1920s in New York, Captain Leiner was docking 140-foot boats by 14. His credentials, including being a licensed USCG Master since 1962, speak volumes about his dedication.
From Deep Seas to Courtrooms
Captain Leiner often mentions, “Every inspection tells a story, and every vessel has its unique tale.” From the mid-1980s onwards, he’s contributed significantly, even to major incidents like the BP Deep Horizon oil spill. With a history of testifying in global cases, his voice carries weight in courtrooms around the world.
Craftsmanship and Excellence
Reflecting on his contributions to vessel building, Captain Leiner states, “Building a boat isn’t just about materials and mechanics; it’s about creating a legacy.” His business has crafted over 150 vessels, each bearing the mark of supreme craftsmanship.
Serving & Learning: A Lifetime Commitment
With associations with the Polish Registrar of Shipping, Lloyd’s of London, and more, Captain Leiner’s services are sought after globally. “In this business, it’s not about taking sides. It’s about upholding the truth,” he says, referencing his unbiased approach as an expert witness.
Beyond the Horizon: A Spectrum of Services
From intricate inspections to appraisals, Captain Leiner’s services are comprehensive. “The sea is vast, and so are its challenges. I ensure that I’m equipped to address each one,” he mentions, reflecting on his diverse skill set.