Northwest Maritime Consultants, LLC

Seattle 206-227-1833 Tacoma 253-370-6980

About us

The Team

Robert Mester, Senior Salvage Master


 Robert is recognized as an expert in salvage operations and marine salvage law. He is responsible for the drafting of Washington's current laws regarding historical marine and aircraft salvage.


(253) 370-6980

 Iridium direct: 8816-3134-8251

Mark Allen, Senior Marine Surveyor


Mark has held a US Coast Guard license as a Merchant Marine deck officer, Third Officer unlimited tonnage on all oceans,  and has extensive knowledge in the marine industry.

(206) 227- 1833

 Iridium direct: 8816-3134-8252


John Altheide, Marine Surveyor


John has an extensive career in the insurance industry investigating  and evaluating commercial, heavy equipment, cargo and marine losses.

(425) 442-9632