Marketing-Leading Technical Expertise

We are market leaders in the field of marine fire forensics with over 40 years of experience including client representation in courts around the world. Professor James F. Lygate helped write the industry’s manual on marine fire spread—the most comprehensive source of information on ship fires. Led by John Gow, our experts offer technical advice and analysis to determine causation, spread, risk and consequences of fires on marine vessels. Rest assured we’re a trusted advisor to many of the world’s leading protection and indemnity (P&I) clubs.

Marine Forensics Services

We offer a wide-ranging array of services, often utilizing our global network of forensics experts to deliver a rapid response to marine claims. Marine fire investigations include damage to hull claims, technical support on causation as well as the management and handling of hazardous cargoes, forensic sampling analysis, advice on cargo damage/contamination and expert testimony.

Focus on Marine Fire Forensics

World-renowned expertise, global response


We have over 40 years’ experience and wrote the manual on marine fire investigations.


We are recognized globally and can deploy anywhere in the world.


We understand the unique aspects of fire spread on marine vessels.


We collate and protect all evidence throughout the marine fire investigation.

Our European Offices

Global reach and local delivery across the United Kingdom and Europe.

Our Forensics Experts

Meet our industry-leading forensic investigators.