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Naval Architects

Marine Surveyors

Technical Consultants

Our Team

Captain Lasantha Wedige

Master Mariner (UK, unlimited), Senior Surveyor

e-mail: lasantha@metacentre.co.nz

Captain Lasantha has a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Nautical Science with an advanced professional degree from United Kingdom. Also, Diploma holder for marine surveys from Lloyds Maritime Academy, UK. During his long professional career, he worked on board different ships on different capacities starting from cargo vessel, container vessel to large oil tanker. During his career progression, he also worked as a Marine Surveyor at Inter Ocean Maritime, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Presently, he is performing as Principal Surveyor at MetaCentre NZ Limited, carrying out different types of marine survey works as well as Maritime Consultant. 


Faruque  Hasan

MES(Mech Engg) UoA, B Sc Engg (NA&ME)

Naval Architect, MRINA(UK); Marine Surveyor 

Flag State Inspector; Certified ISM, ISPS and MLC 2006 Auditor

Approved Marine Surveyor by Maritime New Zealand (MNZ)

Delegated person for MLC 2006 by Maritime New Zealand (MNZ)

e-mail: hasan@metacentre.co.nz

cell: +64 (0)21 0849 4678


Faruque Hasan has a bachelor degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering and a master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He worked as Naval Architect and Marine Surveyor in a marine consultancy farm in Auckland where he accomplished a number of design modification works and marine surveying jobs. He also worked as Engineer Officer onboard various Bangladesh Navy ships, Naval Dockyard, and in a Shipyard.

Mo Nayeem

BSc (Maritime Science), PGD (Maritime Science), ISM Auditor

Marine Chief Engineer, Marine Surveyor

e-mail: nayeem@metacentre.co.nz


Nayeem has a bachelor degree in Maritime Science (Engineering) with an advanced diploma in Maritime Science (Engineering) from Singapore. He has extensive onboard experience with different ships in various capacities including as the Chief Engineer on board of a general cargo vessel. Currently Nayeem specializes in marine survey.

Yanlong Jiang

PGD (Mech Engg), University of Auckland

BE (Manufacturing and Maintenance of Engines), Dalian Maritime University, China

e-mail: yanlong@metacentre.co.nz


Yanlong has a bachelor degree in Manufacturing & Maintenance of Marine Engines and a post graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering. During his career, he worked as an engineer in Dalian Marine Diesel Engines Ltd, China. Yanlong specializes in design, modifications, and marine engines accident investigation.

Rowson Sonia

B Com (Hons)(Mgt), M Com (Mgt)

e-mail: sonia@metacentre.co.nz


Rowson has a bachelor and a master’s degree in management. She has a wide range of experience in early childhood education, human behavior, merchandising, and business. Rowson provides administrative, customer care, operations, and project management support to MetaCentre NZ Limited.


MetaCentre NZ Limited
44A Vivian Wilson Drive 
Eastern Beach
Auckland 2012
New Zealand
  +64 (0)9 282 7501
  +64 (0)21 0849 4678

MetaCentre UK Limited
Unit 9, 859A High Road,
Ilford, Essex, IG3 8TG, London, United Kingdom