What We Offer

Consulting

Consulting

Consulting

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Whether you are a builder, manufacturer, fleet manager or vessel owner James Cote can help you solve your most difficult corrosion and marine electrical challenges.


James can inspect, survey and test to whatever marine electrical standard is applicable and assist you with maintaining the safety, reliability and seaworthiness of the vessel or system.


He may be able to solve the issue with a telephone call, email conversation or a desk review of your data but can make a site visit at your location if warranted. 


Mr. Cote has long experience with marine corrosion control, lightning protection systems, AC and DC power distribution, electric shock drowning prevention, complex electrical systems, fire prevention, lithium ion batteries and the repairs to a myriad of marine electrical equipment.

Forensics

Consulting

Consulting

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With over thirty years of marine electrical experience and having participated in hundreds of marine loss and insurance claim investigations James Cote can be a valuable asset for any marine adjuster, marine surveyor, loss examiner, fire origin and cause investigator or maritime attorney. 


Too often firms will utilize forensic experts who may be quite capable at fire origin investigations but unfortunately do not have the requisite education, training, experience and knowledge on marine electrical or corrosion control systems (See NFPA 921 and NFPA 1033). Mr. Cote is a recognized expert in marine electrics/corrosion control and as such limits his forensic work to marine and marina assignments only.  


James also assists/advises on marine losses related to corrosion, lightning, swamping, collisions, equipment failures, etc. Our clients include builders, marine surveyors, adjusters, underwriters, equipment manufacturers, crews and end users. 

Management

Management

Management

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Boatyards, builders and professional crews can typically handle the vast majority of their challenges without too much drama.


However, we are all aware of those one off marine electrical or corrosion control problem that just doesn't seem to get resolved by even the best technicians and engineers at your organization. 


James Cote is adept at evaluating complex and difficult problems, developing a remedial course of action, and implementing the solution. Cote Marine also understands that you have a capable team in place and we can function in a supervisory role, allowing your people to do much of the work under our tutelage and instruction. Cote has long experience training and supervising teams of marine electricians.


Solutions

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Management

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Marine electrical and corrosion control solutions are what Cote Marine LLC is all about. 


Our goal is to resolve your issues so that you can get back to what you do best. 


Whether you are using our marine electrical and corrosion control expertise to prevent accidents and failures beforehand or relying on our marine electrical forensics skills during the aftermath: We use facts, science and sound marine electrical engineering practice to achieve the best solution for you and your client.


Finally, if Cote Marine LLC is not the best solution for the circumstance, we we will advise you of this and recommend other tradesmen or experts if possible.