In 2007, Marubeni, one of Japan’s largest trading conglomerates, purchased a group of electrical generating and distribution facilities in the Caribbean. Spread amongst the islands of Trinidad, Jamaica, Curaçao and Grand Bahama, the facilities are exposed to significant risk of hurricanes, earthquakes and storm surge.
Thornton Tomasetti’s property loss consulting PLC and forensics professionals possess a depth of project experience and expertise. They have worked on everything from investigations involving high-rise buildings and bridge collapses to stadium roof failures and fire damage at a meat packaging plant. The PLC practice’s mechanical and electrical team recently moved into the wind power industry.
Thornton Tomasetti’s engineering and architecture professionals help insurance companies, loss adjusters and construction lawyers analyse pre- and post-loss risks, defects, damage and property claims arising from natural or man-made perils.
At the heart of our practice is the forensic investigation of damage to structures, which includes cause and origin analyses, engineering assessments for reinstatement and remedial works design.