Pre-Purchase inspection / Condition Survey

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Marine Surveyor Consultant provides independent surveys and reports of the current condition, class status and life history of a vessel. These can provide vital information to help evaluate a proposed investment by identifying potential problems, we can help reduce the business and technical risks you face when buying or chartering a second-hand vessel. Our Marine Surveyors are qualified Master Mariners or Chief Engineers or Class surveyor. Survey methodology includes a visual inspection and usually we cover the following:

  • Structural integrity.
    Main propulsion and auxiliary machinery.
  • Documentation (classification records, PSC records, ISM records, Statutory records etc).
  • Fire Fighting Equipment.
  • Main propulsion and auxiliary machinery.
  • Electronic equipment.
  • Cargo Gears.
  • Accommodation and sanitary.
  • Mooring equipment.
  • Main spare parts on board.

The survey will include a visual inspection and usually, we cover the following:

  • Section 1 Summary of survey and condition of vessel.
  • Section 2 Publications and Statutory Certificates.
  • Section 3 Management, Records and Manning.
  • Section 4 Ship structure: External hull and superstructure, anchors, chains, windlass, Ballast tanks, Deck equipment.
  • Section 5 Hatch covers, Derricks & Cranes and Holds, Cargo equipment.
    Section 6 Engine room, Machinery and Bunkering, Bilges, running hours if the main and auxiliary engines.
  • Section 7 Bridge and Navigation.
  • Section 8 Communications, antennas.
  • Section 9 Life Saving Apparatus /Fire Fighting Equipment.
  • Section 10 General items, crew accommodation spaces.
  • Section 11 ISM Items, ISPS Code items, Ship and machinery log books.
  • Section 12 Defect list and Condition Statement.
  • Section 13 Annexes: Ship’s plans, Deflection reports, Spares reports, last cargo voyages, etc..
  • Section 14 Pictures
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We appreciate your interest and will be happy to provide you with a competitive quote. Please provide us with more details about the specific service you require, and any specific requirements, so that we can accurately assess your needs and provide you with an accurate quote. Once we have the necessary information, we will promptly send you a detailed quote.