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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To meet the needs of tomorrow as well as today an increased importance should be placed on sustainability and climate resilience in submarine design.
Artificial intelligence has for decades been rumoured to revolutionise ship design and change the ways we work forever. However, apart from improving Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, the creation of ship general arrangements is relatively the same as it was in the 1980s.
The requirement to reduce maritime emissions in the next decade has brought this reality ever closer; it is not something to drop into the pending tray. If we do not make plans now, we stand little chance of even scratching the surface of the targets.
One of the most significant challenges of warship procurement is the need to keep pace with technological developments and changing strategic contexts.
Designing a vessel for a pioneering offshore wind project in Japan required BMT to work to new rules.
At a time when progress in technologies provides only marginal gain in terms of reducing operating cost and environmental footprint, should the traditional ferry paradigm be challenged once more?