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Cruise Ship / Passenger Ferry Operational Issues: In response to any injury of passengers or crew on cruise ships and passenger ferries, Forensic Analysis & Engineering's marine experts can establish why the accident occurred and how to prevent such occurrences in the future. FAEC has the professional and certified marine investigators needed in order to be able to perform large scale examinations of cruise ships, cargo vessels or passenger ferries. Our certified marine investigators are tried and true professionals who respond coast to coast and around the world, serving where needed in remote locations and metropolitan areas. FAEC addresses any operational issues, human error or mechanical electrical component failure that may have occurred during the voyage. We will work with our clients every step of the way, including offering risk assessment and remediation analyses to prevent future incidents from occurring.

 

           Related Proficiencies:

               Marine Loss Analysis

               Marine Accident Investigation

               Operator Error Determination

               Hull, Deck and Rigging Failures

               Crewman, Longshoreman and Stevedore Injuries

               ABS, SBYC, USCG Code and Regulation Compliance

 

Recreational Pleasure Boats: Accidents involving small, private boats need the dedicated attention of certified marine investigators like the ones at Forensic Analysis & Engineering. Accidents involving pleasure vessels and personal watercraft are fundamentally different from accidents involving motor vehicles. A qualified boating accident reconstructionist will be able to address the three dimensional nature of marine accidents such as ramping, overriding, vaulting and downward forces. Forensic Analysis & Engineering has certified marine investigators and accident reconstructionists on staff to assist you in your marine accident case involving all types of recreational boats - from small personal watercrafts and recreational pleasure boats to marinas and sailboats.

 

           Related Proficiencies:

               Marine Loss Analysis

               Personal Watercraft Injuries

               Operator Error Determination

               Shipboard Fire and Explosion

               Boat/ PWC / Marina Design Evaluation

 

Commercial Ships: Over the past 10 years, nearly 90% of marine accidents have been shipping accidents involving commercial ships. This translates to billions of dollars wasted, as well as crew member injuries and loss of lives. Commercial ship accidents require the careful analysis, clear and precise reporting, and history of experience that Forensic Analysis & Engineering can provide. Our multi-discliplinary team of certified marine investigators can produce accurate reconstructions of any marine incident. FAEC's marine investigation team  provides a thorough insight into the processes and conditions behind an incident and how those resulted in damage or injury. Using in-depth knowledge of physics, hydraulics, ocean conditions and ship response behavior, FAEC will establish why a commercial ship accident occurred and also design preventative measures to avoid similar occurrences in future.

 

           Related Proficiencies:

               Marine Loss Analysis

               Operator Error Determination

               Hull, Deck, and Rigging Failures

               Container and Bulk Cargo Vessel Accidents

               Shipboard Fire and Explosion

               Commercial Vessel Operational Safety Issues

               Fuel System Defect Analysis

 

Off-shore / Inland Marine / Maritime Safety: Forensic Analysis & Engineering's highly qualified structural engineers can ensure docks and finger piers are constructed properly so that boaters and visitors remain safe. If a structural failure occurs, experts can assess the damage to establish why it occurred and how such failures can be prevented in the future. FAEC provides integrity assessment and risk management services for both onshore and offshore marine facilities. Our engineers have years of experience working together with oil & gas owners and operators in the maritime industry. Our multi-disciplinary firm is able to provide a complete assessment of each situation from all angles to ensure optimal efficiency.

 

           Related Proficiencies:

               Pipeline Ruptures

               Rigging Failures

               Offshore Platform Failures, Fires and Explosions

               Crew Injuries

 

USCG Code Compliance / ABYC & NFPA Standards: With extensive knowledge of the required codes and regulations, Forensic Analysis & Engineering offers petrochemical compliance assessments and audits. Our team of experts will perform inspections and ensure operations meet the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) standards, United States Coast Guard (USCG) code compliance, and American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards. In order to prevent accidents, and minimize opportunities for human errors, FAEC will also identify preventative measures and evaluate products and systems to lessen the risk of injury or loss.

 

           Related Proficiencies:

               Marine Accident Investigations

               Boat / PWC / Marina Design Evaluations

 

Contact Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation for investigations of marine losses at (800) 224-3595 or directly submit an assignment online.

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