Marine Casualty Investigations
Noble Offshore provides a global service to lawyers, underwriters, P&I clubs and ship owners to investigate, report and act as an expert witness on marine and energy casualties.
Using a combination of first-class marine engineers, experienced master mariners and specialist engineers, we can determine the cause, nature and extent of collisions, groundings, salvage and other marine incidents. Our expertise extends to the investigation of fixed and floating object damage, the consequences of fuel contamination, hull and machinery damage, navigation and seamanship, pollution, shipboard operations, shipbuilding and ship repair disputes, and seaworthiness.In addition to establishing the technical causes of casualties, our surveyors can prepare a damage and repair report. Capable of providing a round-the-clock response from our worldwide locations, we have a well-established record of assisting clients on technical matters for litigation purposes.Our marine, engineering and meteorological consultants provide a uniquely comprehensive range of expertise using industry-standard and specialist software, and are often called upon to advise on high-profile, landmark cases.
With extensive expertise in the offshore energy sector, Noble Offshore has provided expert witnesses in litigation involving MODUs, FPSOs, risers, moorings and marine operations, and is now extending its services into the renewables sector which faces similar challenges.