BMT is the world’s leading independent marine consultancy and surveying company.
We provide services in cargo, nautical and technical matters and cover a broad range of marine and non-marine specialisms. Working with some 500+ surveyors in 250+ ports worldwide, we offer 24/7 global support.
The best people. State-of-the-art tools and processes. Expertise with excellence.
This section gives an overview of our surveyors, consultants and experts. Please select from disciplines or locations to filter your results.
We investigate marine as well as non-marine casualties, identify their root causes and assess the extent of damage; we may also provide recommendations to avoid future casualties.
Marine Fuels • Collision Investigation • Container Technology • Cranes, Engines and Machinery • Fire Investigation • IMDG • Heavy Lift and Project Cargo • Inland Navigation • Renewables & Offshore • Tanker, Liquid & Gas • Vessel Performance • Salvage Consultancy • Yacht Surveys
We have in-house salvage and marine incident experts from the Dutch Salvage industry, allowing us to assist the international shipping industry with emergency response advise and action for a large range of serious incidents, 24/7 globally.
We offer a broad range of surveys, audits and certifications to promote safety and operational efficiency.
We attend over 4,000 cargo-related surveys each year, making us experts on all questions involving cargo. Find here in-depth information on Perishable Goods & Food Safety • Dry Bulk • BMT CargoHandbook • and many more ...
Our surveyors are trained to provide oral and written evidence in court and arbitration proceedings at all stages of the claims, dispute and litigation process.
Our approach is pragmatic and scientific when needed. We use simulation and visualisation tools and other state-of-the-art software to support our investigations.
Our in-house network enables us to offer engineering expertise from 23 offices spread over four continents. In addition, we work with 500+ surveyors all over the world providing our services 24/7.
We offer Port & Ship Familiarisation, Tanker, Terminal and Liquid Cargo as well as LNG and LPG courses, on-site in the Port of Rotterdam. More information needed or would you like to sign up? Please click here:
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A conversation with BMT’s Principal AI Lead, Dr Esin Turkbeyler
The 'digital twin' is now a recognised core component of the Industry 4.0 journey, helping organisations understand their complex processes, resources and data to provide insight into their business and help optimise their operations.
Andrew Aldrich, Dr Soma Maroju
BMT has traditionally operated in the upstream production sector, connecting with both major oil company operators and large engineering, procurement and construction companies (EPCs). Data has always been an important asset across the oil and gas field development life cycle, from initial reserve assessment right through to decommissioning.
Jon Heaton, Alan Hodgson, Marco Casassa Mont, Lisa Gralewski
Many organisations across both the private and public sectors are currently completing or embarking on Digital Transformation programmes.
Our innovation has helped us to overcome new challenges and quickly adopt new ways of working to deliver world-class solutions in a post-COVID world. And a perfect example of this was the BlueScope Coal-Train Unloading Automation Project, in which our experts were tasked with designing, supplying, installing and commissioning an electrical and computing system to unload coal from trains at the BlueScope steel smelter at Port Kembla in New South Wales, Australia.
The Coronavirus outbreak will shape risk management in a way that few other events have. Whilst its full impact is still unknown, there are already lessons to be learned for project practitioners.