Surveys

Marine Claims and Casualty Investigation • Marine Emergency Management • Expert Witness • Surveys, Audits and Inspections • A Wide Array of Specialist Services

Surveys
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Contact Details

Our Surveyors

Amsterdam:

+31 (0)20 610 7260

Antwerp:

+32 (0) 3664 0279

Geneva:

+41 22731 0892

Groningen:

+ 31 50 305 0081

London:

+44 (0) 207 101 2114

Melbourne:

+61 438 544 859

Rotterdam:

+31 (0) 10 479 0311

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.

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Our Surveyors & Experts

This section gives an overview of our surveyors, consultants and experts. Please select from disciplines or locations to filter your results.

Claims & Casualty Investigation

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.

Specialist Services

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

Marine Incident & Emergency Management

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.

Surveys, Audits and Certifications

We offer a broad range of surveys, audits and certifications to promote safety and operational efficiency.

Cargo Consultancy

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 ...

Expert Witness & Litigation

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.

Science and Software Application

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.

Global Surveyor Network

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.

Training & Courses

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:

Insights

We share our knowledge freely. Please find the results of our independent research, as well as articles on various ongoing topics, here.

Terms of business

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Insights

James McMahon

The Climate Service

BMT's Greg Fisk recently spoke with James McMahon, CEO of The Climate Service (TCS), a U.S based climate analytics company, about the uptake of climate considerations by the financial sector.

Alan Stokes

The Australian Coastal Councils Association

Alan Stokes in an Executive Director of the Australian Coastal Councils Association (ACCA). The ACCA is an organisation of coastal councils from all states around Australia which has been set up as an incorporated association with the role to represent the interests of coastal councils at a national level.

Greg Fisk

Defence Forces Preparing for Climate Change

It is increasingly recognised by defence forces around the world that climate change poses an increasing threat to peace and security in the world. Its impacts can undermine livelihoods, increase involuntary migration, and reduce the ability of states to provide security.

David Rissik

Coral rehabilitation and climate change

Climate change is happening around the world. Ocean heatwaves cause coral bleaching events which can occur at a large scale and result in massive die-off (bleaching) of corals.

Charles Constancon

Reduce Fatigue, Improve Efficiency

Justin McAdams and Charles Constançon, BMT, USA, explain how the company’s new dragline modification and repair scheme has reduced downtime and outage costs caused by fatigued dragline parts.

Sarah Kenny

International Trade in a changing World

Shipping is changing fast. The moral and regulatory frameworks protecting the environments in which global shipping operates are having an unprecedented effect on global trade. How will shipping adapt with this ever evolving backdrop?

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