Hull & Machinery / Technical Surveys

Our surveyors have experience in a broad range of disciplines. They can advise and conduct inspections into a number of areas to assist with insurance and damage claims and litigation for marine non-marine equipment.

Hull and Machinery

BMT has been active in the H&M industry since its early days of existence back in the 1920’s with a significant track record for surveys in all kinds of damage, either hull or machinery related, on board deep sea vessels, floating installations, inland navigation vessels etc.

These services are provided by our specialist operating company in the UK, Netherlands and Belgium.

Fuel and Consumption

With increasing bunker prices we have seen the number of claims, with respect to quality, rise. BMT has specialist knowledge in the field of claims and disputes related to the quality as well as the quantity of marine fuels and can provide a wide variety of services to the industry from testing to acting as expert witness or arbitrator. BMT also regularly carry out performance checks to verify the performance of a vessel against charter party agreements.

BMT surveyors have provided expert witness statements in several arbitration cases.

These services are provided by our specialist operating company in the UK, Netherlands and Belgium.

Dredging

Several of the world’s largest dredging companies and their underwriters use the services of BMT to conduct investigations and damage assessments on their vessels, barges and equipment. BMT’s global surveyor network makes it easier for dredging companies to employ the services of a local surveyor.

These services are provided by our specialist operating company in the UK, Netherlands and Belgium.

Inland Navigation

BMT is able to carry out surveys and simulations for different types of vessels, including but not limited to ferries, cruise vessels, container barges, push barges, tankers and dry cargo (bulk) barges. Incidents concerning barges tend to stem from the loading conditions the vessel was subject to and are often due to improper distribution of the cargoes.

These services are provided by our specialist operating company in the in the UK, Netherlands and Belgium.

Yachts

BMT offers focused surveying services to the large yacht market with the capability to deal with the entire range of yacht sizes, from the semi-custom 24m-45m, through to the full custom 45m-70m and the unique 70m-160m segment.

These services are provided by our specialist operating company in the in the UK, Netherlands and Belgium.

Non-Marine

With their background and experience in marine engineering, BMT’s surveyors have developed expertise in many areas of non-marine equipment and rolling stock including damage cause and extent investigation, calculation of forces, metallurgy, testing and repair advice.

These services are provided by our specialist operating company in the in the UK, Netherlands and Belgium.

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