Fisher Maritime's Tug-Barge Expert Services
The Experts You Need for Tug-Barge Casualties
Since 1976, Fisher Maritime has been analyzing maritime casualties, including many that involve tug-barge operations. Our personnel's experience with many different types of tugboats, barges, other towed equipment, the various towing modes, Regulatory Body requirements, meteorology, shiphandling, etc., has been instrumental in identifying the fundamental causes of casualties, as well as the responsibilities of the parties involved.
Fisher Maritime has demonstrated its expertise in these subjects numerous times in successful litigation support for both plaintiffs and defendants. The national recognition of our firm's capabilities is reflected by the fact that attorneys from all coasts (east, west, gulf, and great lakes) as well as inland lakes and waterways throughout the US have called upon us to provide expert witness services. Many of these attorneys represent repeat clients for Fisher Maritime.
To assist you in finding information pertinent to your needs, please consider the following options:
- Insights - Fisher Maritime has analyzed, reported on, been deposed and/or testified in a wide variety of matters relating to tug-barge operations, including mooring line and cable weights/strengths, proper use of machinery, industry regulations and guidelines, vessel navigation, communications, meteorology, and more. Click here to see some of our insights gained from our analysis of these matters.
- Casualties - The fundamental causes of nearly every conceivable type of casualty has been assessed by Fisher Maritime, including different forms of defects, errors, and other failures. Click here to see some of our past assignments.
- Analyses - Quite often, our assignments follow a typical progression of tasks as they relate to the analysis of a particular case. Click here to view more information regarding the progression of these tasks.
- Qualifications - Critical to Fisher Maritime's ability to provide unsurpassed expert witness services is individual backgrounds based in the tug-barge and related industries. Click here to see the qualifications of our leading expert witnesses.