About Us

SOTEC is a leading marine, offshore and industrial fire protection company, specializing in the design, installation and service of integrated fire and gas detection systems and fire suppression systems and equipment. 

With headquarters located in New Orleans, Louisiana, and branch offices in Jacksonville, Florida,  Maurice, Louisiana and Houston, Texas, SOTEC is positioned to handle your technical, sales and service needs.  Our certified service technicians can provide supervision, installation and service for your particular projects, whether located domestically or in the international markets. 

Our projects engineering group, located in New Orleans, has over fifty years in design, installation and service of a wide variety of engineered fire and gas detection and suppression systems.  As a distributor for many prominent manufacturers, Sotec is also an industry leader in furnishing fire and safety equipment to our customers. 

SOTEC has provided fire and detection solutions for various marine, offshore and industrial applications, including production platforms, FPSO's, drillships, tankers, container ships, reefer vessels, work boats, refineries, chemical plants and manufacturing facilities, to name a few. 

All major classifications societies are intimately familiar with SOTEC and accept our certificates of inspection for various fire and safety equipment, including U.L., F.M., ABS, DNV, USCG, BV and Lloyds.  This experience, coupled with our ability to service projects worldwide, uniquely qualifies SOTEC to provide the best solutions for your fire and safety needs.