Marine Surveys

Marine Survey

TCIS has a team of Master Mariners and Engineers with years of experience working on behalf of P & I Clubs, leading Insurers, Shipping Lines, Cargo interests, other third parties.

Marine Survey services include but are not limited to the below:

Break bulk loading / Unloading

Break bulk loading / Unloading We cover all services from confirming the vessel suitability, stowage plan, dunnage and securing plan for cargo loading, continuous loading / unloading supervision with report of condition and tally. This will ensure that cargo is stowed in such a manner that it would reach its destination safely. Our experience allows us to advise you confidently on what is best for your business.

Heavy-Lift & Project Cargo Surveys

Heavy-Lift & Project Cargo Surveys TCIS is expert in determining all calculations relevant to heavy lift & project cargo loading / unloading. This assures customers of its complete attention to every detail throughout the process and its utmost care to ensure safe delivery throughout the turnkey management. We have specialized resources to cover all forms of project cargo including over-dimensional and critical loading. The feasibility study ensures that the method statement, risk assessment, performance and safety related concepts are proposed, implemented and realized effectively.

Draft Surveys

Draft survey Draft surveys are carried out generally for bulk shipments for cargo quantification requested by Cargo interests, Ship-owner, P&I club or Insurers. Draft Survey is certainly a less precise method of weight determination than weighing, but it is completely independent from shore scales. TCIS surveyors have  rich expertise in accurate conduct of draft survey in different conditions.

Damage / Claims Survey

Damage / Claims Survey As experienced marine surveyors, TCIS perform inspection to determine the cause, nature and extent of damages occurred as the result of a casualty. The damage surveys are generally requested by Cargo interests, Shipowner, P & I Clubs or Insurers. Depending on the situation damage or claims surveys vary in complexity and properly made damage survey helps the client save money and nerves.

On Hire/Off Hire Condition Survey

On Hire/Off Hire Condition SurveyOn Hire / Off Hire survey records the condition of key structural parts of the vessel at commencement, or on completion, of a charter. Relevant places of the vessel in areas of cargo loading where damage is likely to occur inspected according to factors concerning the charter. A bunker survey is also carried out during the conduct of this survey.

Bunker Survey

Bunker Survey We at TCIS offer independent and accurate quantity measurement service for marine fuels oil bunkers. We provide complete documentation for each survey to support any claims leading to quality disputes. We also carry out tank measurements on both the bunker tanker and the receiving vessel prior to and on completion of bunkering.

Cargo preloading Condition & Measurement Survey

Cargo preloading Condition & Measurement Survey TCIS ensures cargo is measured properly and cargo volume calculated for freight payment and stowage purposes. The condition of cargo is verified and visible damages are recorded before shipment or at the warehouse or dock for insurance purposes, carriers and freight forwarders. For example the buyer requests us to assess the condition of wheat stored in a flat storage warehouse of the seller.

Marine Warranty Surveys

Marine warranty surveys TCIS has been acting as marine warranty surveyor on behalf of underwriters, their assureds, or for self-insured clients. We assure a high quality, tried and tested service for any contract.

Our services are supported by our global network of international offices. This network is manned by professionally qualified and experienced master mariners and marine engineers. This enables us to support and service both exceptionally large infrastructure development projects and also regionally focused projects.

Our experts’ decades of experience, global network, high caliber personnel and our core values of independence, integrity and quality make TCIS the obvious choice for provision of your Marine Warranty Survey needs.

Towage Approval Surveys

Towage approval surveys TCIS provide specialist services for Ocean Towage and Approvals. We have highly experienced & qualified master mariners assisted at times by Chief Engineers and Naval Architect for complex Towage approvals after assessing the suitability by survey of the tug & the tow and the review of various documentations.
Such surveys involve scrutiny of crew competency, passage planning, inspection of towing gears and line, water tightness, vessel’s stability and many other factors.