Qubed Professionals.

Qubed’s history is rich in experience and vast in scope.  Our company was founded as a consortium of talent sets ranging from decades of marine surveying and casualty consulting to proven operational excellence, scaling, and safely profitable execution of construction services.  Our focus is to add stratums of value to your business by providing uncommon asset-focused expertise.  Don’t underestimate our reach, as Qubed Professionals3 are distinctively poised to serve the global market

The Qubed Trajectory.


Howard F. Held attends his first marine survey with his father, Sheldon Held, founder of Rivers Gulf Marine.


Howard F. Held becomes a full-time marine surveyor.


Howard F. Held holds a myriad of positions in shipyard management, including being elevated to the executive ranks as Vice President and General Manager of New Construction.


J.P. Quackenbos, Jr. founds, develops and divests an international ship repair company, focused on technology-based solutions to conventional environmentally-impactful practices.


Howard F. Held founds Held Consultants, LLC, an independent marine surveying firm.


J.P. Quackenbos, Jr. founds and develops a domestic marine construction company, with a proven footprint in the Oil, Gas Services, Marine Infrastructure and Coastal Restoration sectors.


Qubed Limited, L.C. is born from consolidating the Quackenbos Group, LLC and Held Consultants, LLC, fueled by a recognizable need for sophisticated and experienced handling of expert matters resulting from marine survey requirements, casualty consultation, energy sector perils, specialized project management and litigation support.


Held Consultants, LLC divests its stock in Qubed Limited L.C. to J.P. Quackenbos, Jr., and Howard Held becomes Of Counsel to the company.


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P.O. Box 430
Abbeville, LA 70511

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Qubed Limited L.C. (“Qubed”) is an asset-focused professional services firm specialized in Marine Surveying, Claims Appraisal, Mechanical Failure Analysis, Construction & Energy Claims, Property & Casualty, and Expert Consulting..


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