Maritime

Handling Maritime Challenges Both On and Offshore

Operating in the maritime industry can mean handling hazardous products in the most challenging conditions. Maritime organizations need a partner with their eye on the health and safety of their internal stakeholders, as well as the public at large. The CTEH maritime experts have tremendous experience handling both inland marine and maritime ocean challenges. We work with maritime industries providing crisis preparedness, security assessments and plans, emergency response, risk management and industrial hygiene services. What sets CTEH apart in this market is our cross-functional expertise, 24/7 readiness and speed, and superior equipment inventory.

Our experienced background empowers our scientists and crisis managers to handle any maritime worker exposure concern, accident, or natural disaster with the potential to impact human health and the environment. We have the tools necessary to successfully monitor employees for potential exposures while providing timely and objective consulting. 

To help clients comply with United States Coast Guard standards, CTEH specializes in developing H2S and benzene monitoring programs to test and evaluate levels among crew members during the required monitoring season. Our personnel arrive on location based upon the captain’s schedule. 

Emergency Response

CTEH supports emergency responses following collisions, spills, sinkings, allisions, and grounding to ensure the health & safety of the public, first responders, and the environment. Our teams are available 24/7, every day of the year.

Regulatory Sampling

Our experts have unmatched experience conducting regulatory environmental sampling in the maritime space. We are skilled in sampling methodologies and very familiar with U.S. Departments of Labor and Homeland Security maritime standards.

Incident Management Assistance Team

CTEH IMAT can lead full-scale emergency responses, develop working plans and streamline communications with all stakeholders. This also includes OPA 90 Qualified Individuals services.

Indoor Air Quality

CTEH experts conduct indoor air quality assessments for both vessels and offshore facilities. In addition to carrying out highly accurate inspections, we also provide our expertise to ensure the ongoing health of crew and passengers.

Expert Witness

We have expert experience related to toxicology, medical toxicology, and industrial hygiene in the maritime market. Our maritime experts routinely provide aid to counsel on Jones Act claims, and we offer an in-house hyperbarics expert.

Safety Services

CTEH provides comprehensive contingency plans tailored to on-water hazards. These include the development of training programs, safety responsibilities, and emergency procedures. We also conduct air monitoring for chemical hazards on barges and cargo ships.