About Captain Rob Cozen
Master Marine Surveyor

"In the first few minutes of looking over the shoulder of my surveyor, I knew that my decision was the correct one. It takes a man with a great love for his work to answer the dozens of questions a novice boatowner is yelling to him while he is on his back in a hot noisy bilge. Capt. Rob Cozen of Cherry Hill, N.J., could not have been more patient or informative. With all the systems he had to examine, Rob took the time to explain every seacock and fitting I asked him about. No question was too basic to answer." - Yachting Magazine 12/93

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce my company to you. I provide professional Marine Surveying for New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland; also, with offices serving the New England States. I also have clients throughout the United States and the Caribbean. I have twenty-five year maritime experience with commercial and pleasure vessels and survey fiberglass, wood, steel, and aluminum yachts. Modern-day vessels are being made with high-tech materials and electronics. The old "knuckle-tapping" technique of inspecting hulls can no longer give either the buyer/seller, insurance carrier, or bank a realistic and dependable indication of condition, risk and value. I am bringing the field of Marine Surveying into the 1990's by conducting hull ultrasounding, corrosion, osmosis and moisture analysis, spectrometric engine fluid analysis and marine consultation. I survey in and out of water, at dockside or drydock and conduct underway seatrial evaluations. Filming and narration of a survey is available upon request and in-depth, detailed reports are completed and in-hand within 36 hours, All information is retained on computer disk for future access or upgrade, and FAXed reports can be available the same day. I am certified by the U.S. Coast Guard to survey commercial fishing vessels and am the New Jersey surveyor for ConSurve/MTI Intermodal International Container Ship/Cargo Inspection Services. I hold a U.S. Coast Guard Captain's License, Master Near Coastal, Aux. Sail and am qualified to deliver most size pleasure craft. I am on the Boat/U.S. Speaker's Bureau, have served as an expert witness and am available to travel.

If I can be of service, please contact my office. Thank you for entering my name in your files.

Respectfully yours,

Capt. Rob Cozen, Master Marine Surveyor
United States Surveyors Association
American Boat and Yacht Council
American Board of Forensic Examiners
Marine Trades Association of New Jersey
International Association of Marine Investigators
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers


Capt. Robert A. Cozen
1417 Chesterfield Drive
Dunedin, Fl 34698

Date of Birth: July 15, 1947

Home/Office: (609) 487-9804/1-800-64-SURVEY - Cell: (609) 335-1500
E-Mail: rcozen@marine-surveyor.com
Websites: www.marine-surveyor.com

Survey Training and Education:   NAVTECH, Ft. Myers, FL
Marine Surveyor's Certification
 Military Service:   U.S. Navy 1968-1971 - Honorable Discharge
Certifications: U.S. Coast Guard Captain's License
Master Near Coastal, 100 Gross Ton
Certified Marine Surveyor
United States Surveyors Association
United States Coast Guard/U.S.S.A.
Commercial Fishing Vessel Inspector
American Board of Forensic Examiners
PADI-Certified Diver
Past & Current Memberships: United States Surveyor's Association
American Boat and Yacht Council
Marine Trades Association of New Jersey
American Board of Forensic Examiners
International Association of Marine Investigators
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
National Fire Prevention Association
Boat/U.S. - Speaker's bureau
Boat/U.S. - Technical Information Exchange
Special Training: Steel Hull Ultra-sounding - StressTel T-Mike EZ
Moisture Analysis - Sovereign Moisture Meter
Galvanic Corrosion Portable Test Meter
Engine Fluid Spectro-metric Analysis
Wooden Hull Corrosion Analysis
Magnaflux Sailboat Rigging Dye Testing
Scuba Diving and Underwater Photography
Forensic Examinations
Employment history:
April 1988 to present -
Marine Surveyor:
Condition and Valuation surveys on pleasure and commercial craft. Damage Investigation-Expert Witness- M.T.I. Intermodel container ship and cargo inspections-Forensic Examinations
(See letters)
May 1987-April 1988 -
Marine Surveyor
and Apprentice Rigger
Apprentice Surveyor assisting Condition and valuation surveys on pleasure and commercial craft in Boston and Philadelphia. Studied and apprenticed for Robert Scanlan Sr., Chief Rigger for U.S. Constitution and Peter Vanadia, Lloyds Of London Surveyor. (See letters)
Insurance References: Boat/U.S.
American Maritime Insurance
Prudential Watercraft Insurance
Accelerated Insurance Company
Sterling Associates
Tyrol Insurance
Campisano Insurance
John Wright Marine Insurance
Bank References: Fleet Banks
Core States/First Pennsylvania
Essex Credit
Offshore Financial
1st Commercial Corporation
Forward Financial Company
Ganis Credit Corporation
Midlantic Bank
Scott Financial Services
Industry References: Glen Winter's Sailing Center, Delran, NJ
Philadelphia Marine Services, Essington, PA
Staten Island Boat Sales, Staten Island, NY
Miller Yacht Sales, Toms River, NJ
Seaport Yacht Sales, Tom's River, NJ
Santo's Marina, Bayville, NJ
Clark's Landing, Pt. Pleasant and Delran, NJ
Cherubini Boat Company

Extensive detailed references gladly given upon request.

Email us: rcozen@marine-surveyor.com

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Captain Rob Cozen
Master Marine Surveyor
1417 Chesterfield Drive
Dunedin, FL 34698
Cell: (609) 335-1500

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