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Maritime expert witnesses

Our unmatched reputation in analyzing the cause of accidents of all types, combined with the experience of our experts in the maritime field and recreational navigation, makes CEP the natural choice for all your craft-related claims.

OUR AREAS OF MARITIME EXPERTISE:

  • Fire and Explosion 
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Chemistry and Environment
  • Biomechanics
  • Boating safety


ACCIDENTS, CLAIMS, LITIGATION

Since a maritime investigation often involves more than one field or expertise, CEP offers a unique combination of multidisciplinary technical services in Canada. In addition, CEP provides excellent geographic coverage, thus ensuring a rapid response, wherever our services are needed.

Many of our experts have extensive water sports and sailing experience.

OUR FIELDS OF COMPETENCE:

  • Materials Failure Analysis
  • Boat Fires (CFI Certification)
  • Electrification and Electrocution
  • Electrical Failures
  • Security
  • Recreational Craft Design
  • Water Sports
  • Mechanical
  • Engines
  • Laws and Regulations


EXAMPLES OF MARITIME INVESTIGATIONS CONDUCTED BY CEP: 

  • Fires in marinas 
  • Fires of all types of crafts
  • Fuel tanks explosions
  • PWC failure analysis
  • Electrification of sailboat masts
  • Collision analysis between boats
  • Shipwrecks
  • Engine failure on a freighter
  • Drownings
  • Personal injuries related to water sports
  • Cummins diesel engine failure analysis 
  • Collision analysis between an unloading tower and a laker from LowerLakes Towing
  • Loss-of-control analysis of an inflatable boat causing death

Contact our Maritime Investigations Team