IMCS Group offices offer the following services:
HULL & MACHINERY
• Survey of hull and machinery damages.
• Follow-up and control of repairs.
• Crisis management assistance.
• Pre-purchase condition surveys (on behalf of banks or prospective buyers).
• Pre-entry condition surveys for P&I Clubs & H&M Underwriters.
• Seaworthiness inspections.
• Ship inspectinos and surveys on behalf of Flag States and Governments.
• ISM: Training, advice, consultancy and internal audits.
• Hatch cover inspections (incl. ultrasonic testing by certified operators).
• On- and Off-hire surveys.
• Bunker surveys (incl. Singapore bunkering procedures).
• Draft surveys.
• Stability calculations.
• Hold cleanliness surveys and advice on cleaning methods.
• Stevedore damage surveys.
• Cargo superintendency.
CLAIMS DEPARTMENT SURVEYS
• Cargo surveys (bulk, container, break bulk, project material, general cargo)
• Hatch surveys.
• Pre-loading surveys (bulk, container, break bulk, project material, ...)
• Steel pre-loading surveys:
• Speed performance claim surveys.
• Fuel oil consumption claim surveys.
• Freight disputes/cargo measurement claims.
• Personal injury claims.
• Investigation into cause of damage.
• Steel quality, flatness & thickness surveys (verification of contract specs).
• Describing rust conditions (as per The American Rust Standard guide).
• Lashing and securing surveys (acc. to IMO advanced calculation method).
• Advice and assistance to Masters.
• Consultancy, inspection and issuing certificates for:
• Towage arrangements.
• Heavy lifts (incl. securing as per IMO advanced calculation method).
• Condition surveys of project cargo.
For more info about our different training and support initiatives, please consult the IMCS TRAINING ACADEMY by clicking here.
Although the above mentioned surveys cover the main activities of IMCS, the scope of surveys listed above is not exhaustive and may not cover all the services provided by IMCS. Please contact us to discuss more detailed or tailor-made survey and consultancy requirements so that appropriate arrangements can be worked out and a quotation submitted accordingly.
In case IMCS should not be able or qualified to deal with a possible assignment, the client will be advised about the most suitable surveyor and/or company in the region to carry out the job.