Marine Consulting Services

Nautical Service Technologies, Inc. is a full service and diversified marine surveying firm. We represent private individuals, commercial shipping and fisheries, insurance carriers (both domestic and international), marine manufacturers and admiralty counsel. We are based in southwest Florida and service the Florida peninsula, the Caribbean islands and the Panama canal zone.

Support to Counsel

Nautical Service Technologies, Inc. works as consultants with legal counsel in admiralty and marine general liability matters.
Our team provides documentation and experience to support counsel's case and if necessary, serve as expert trial witnesses.
We prepare mediation reports as well as expert reports.
We accept assignments for either plaintiffs or defendants.
Cases we have been involved in include cause of loss disputes, vessel valuation (in marriage dissolutions and total loss claims), diminution of value, repair dispute, product liability claims and warranty disputes.

Alternate Claims Resolution

Nautical Service Technologies, Inc. provides alternate claim resolution services through arbitration (Umpiring) and mediation. We have experience in both the marine and the insurance claims industry that makes us the ideal choice for assisting in the resolution process.
Binding arbitration is an excellent method to resolve claim disputes between Underwriters and Assureds and we have acted as industry specialist arbitrators to successfully resolve claim disputes. Arbitration proves to be extremely cost effective preference to litigation in such matters.
As Licensed Adjusters we are able to provide adjusting service and/or representation in the mediation process.

Claims Management

Nautical Service Technologies, Inc. provides claims management support to the marine insurance brokerage industry. Brokerage underwriters can concentrate their efforts on market development with the confidence that their claims are efficiently managed.
We handle marine general liability, hull, cargo, Jones act and USL&H claims. We monitor the claim progress from the initial submission through its close.
We review claim submissions for coverage and determine the carrier or carriers if general average applies. We act as liaison between the agent and carrier and we monitor the progress of the claim. We support adjusters as required and we monitor reserves and maintain loss records.

Our Experience


Collectively we have over 150 years of experience in the marine industry. We know vessel construction and repair practices. We are often involved in the restoration and construction of both commercial and recreational craft. We also have more than 25 years of claims practice in marine insurance.

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Your assurance

We offer monthly status updates to our insurance carriers for all open claims files and we maintain regular contact with claimants and insureds. We understand the importance of the relationship between the insured and the carrier.

Requesting the services of Nautical Service Tech is as easy as a completing the online form on this site. You simply select the type of service you require, tell us the details about your needs and submit the request through our secure servers. When we receive the request we open your file, assign a surveyor and schedule your survey.