Arnaud de Lestapis

Educated in a family of shipping professionals, Arnaud de Lestapis has dedicated his whole career to the sector.

After a first part of career at Bureau Veritas, where he could build-up a first experience under several successive angles (technical, commercial, operational, consulting), he became Technical Director of three shipping companies, very different by their activity, their size and their organisation.

He then decided to value this diversified experience by becoming Marine Consultant within the company ALMARINE, created in 2008.

Since 2019, he is acting as independent Marine Consultant

The proposed services are organised according to 4 axes :

  • Consulting services for the shipowners, and investors in shipping, based on a 17 years experience with Bureau Veritas, 10 years experience of ships technical management and 11 years as consultant.

  • Representation in France of shipyards, faithful in particular to a partnership of nearly 20 years with one of them, and more recently of equipment makers.

  • An activity of legal expert based on the experience accumulated and the independence of mind forged during a whole career.

  • A spot activity of arbitrator within the Paris Maritime Arbitration Court.