We offer H&M and LoH Marine Insurance Surveys, Technical Consultancy and Assistance to Ship Owners and Operators and Special Expertise in a wide range of maritime subjects.
Hull & Machinery Surveys
Builders Risk Surveys
P&I Surveys in special cases, where the damaged equipment/cargo is covered by our special expertise
Other Marine Surveys:
In addition to marine surveys, we offer assistance in a wide range of challenges in connection with damages
and technical problems in the shipping and shipyard industry.
Second opinions / review of existing 3rd party reporting
Development of Repair Specifications in complex damages cases like e.g. fire-or flooding damages, large machinery replacements, severe grounding or collision damages etc
Repair tender procedures and evaluations
Repair Project Monitoring
Repair invoice discussions / negotiations with contract partners
Root cause analysis for large Machinery-, Hull- and structural damages including appointment and control of subcontractors like laboratories, metallurgists, chemists, measurement companies, FEM designers etc.
Condition evaluations of seagoing vessels and / or Machinery components of same (e.g. propulsion plant alignment evaluations) for special purposes
Recovery actions from 3rd parties in case of liability matters + joint surveys with opponents
Technical expert opinions for dispute negotiations / legal proceedings
Development of Loss Prevention Strategies for vessel’s Hull and Machinery
Based on the long-time experience of the AMS surveyors we can offer in depth expertise in complex hull and machinery damage scenarios in close cooperation with the AMS Hamburg office.
Handling of complex / large Fire-, Flooding- and Structural Damages
Diesel Engines (slow-, medium- and high speed) including Common Rail applications (e.g. MAN-ME and WÄRTSILÄ – RT FLEX):
Plain Bearings / Alignments
Class and Statutory Matters
Investigation of fuel related engine operation problems (IMO 2020, cat fines, etc…)
In-situ microscopic inspection of engine surfaces
Taking and evaluation of engine surface replicas
We are pleased to offer our Services worldwide for all kinds and sizes of sea going vessels
and floating objects to:
H&M- / LoH – and where applicable also to P&I Underwriters
Marine Courts and Lawyers
Shipyards and Technical Marine Suppliers (Makers)