Joe P. Cooper (JP)
Senior Marine Surveyor
Western Gulf Region
Bank of America Center, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 3950
Houston, TX 77002
Senior Marine Surveyor with over 20 years’ dockside experience and attendances to cargo and vessel surveys at U.S. gulf ports.
Specializes in pre-load, turnout and damage survey of container cargoes, all steel products and break bulk, including cargo handling, loading, stowage and discharge operations.
Experienced in vessel/terminal safety inspections, stevedores’ operations and compliance with OSHA regulations and has assisted in the implementation of 18001 Safety Management Systems for terminals.
Has investigated cargo, damage and personal injury claims on behalf of various insurance interests, including P&I Clubs, to establish nature, cause and extent of loss.
Experienced in loss mitigation, salvage and best market value of damaged goods.
Holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and numerous marine safety courses.
Certified as a Marine Surveyor, Master commercial diver and non-destructive testing welding inspector.