KC Maritime Consultancy Ltd.

KC Maritime Consultancy

Independent – Experienced – Unbiased

24/7 Emergency response line +44 (0) 7786 453 936


KC Maritime Consultancy Ltd. provides a range of maritime consultancy services to P&I Clubs, Solicitors, Ship Owners, Charterers, Cargo Owners, and other parties that may require such service; from advising on casualties and claims investigations to Charter Party and Weather routing disputes.

It has been founded by Capt. Karolina Cirjak, who brings in over 35 years of experience in the maritime industry.

Since 2014, Karolina has been predominantly advising on insurance claims-related matters including marine incidents and casualty investigations.

Having held command and senior positions on bulk carriers, log/bulk, general cargo vessels, multipurpose vessels, container vessels, reefers vessels, semi-submersible heavy lift vessels, and passenger ferries, Karolina has first-hand experience of the operational and carriage requirements for diverse cargoes and can provide advice addressing a wide range of navigational and management issues.

KC Maritime Consultancy Ltd. specialises in providing bespoke advice that assists clients in understanding the key factors of the matter at hand. From the start to the completion of a project, clients can expect to receive a dedicated and professional service.

Capt. Karolina Cirjak, Director





Services include carrying out incident investigations and providing expert analysis and opinions or quick advice for:

  • Bulk cargo liquefaction and wet base issues
  • Bulk cargo damage and shortage
  • Draft survey issues
  • Bulk Carrier cargo hold condition disputes (hold preparation and cleaning)
  • Breakbulk cargo issues
  • Hull biofouling issues
  • Speed and Performance Claims related to hull biofouling
  • Collisions, Allisions and Groundings
  • Unsafe Ports
  • Subsea cable/pipeline damage
  • Navigation issues
  • VDR, ECDIS and AIS analysis
  • Weather Routeing Disputes
  • Personal Injury
  • ISM and ISPS issues
  • A range of dry cargo issues


Honesty. Reliability. Consistency.