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

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

Arnhem:

+31 (0) 26 303 4716

Rotterdam:

+31 (0) 10 479 0311

Please read more about each of our specialist services below (in alphabetical order).

Once the respective topic has been selected, we will connect you directly to our expert in the field.

Specialist Services

Bunker fuels and marine fuels

From fuel testing to acting as expert witness or arbitrator, we provide specialist independent advice for claims and disputes related to the quality of marine fuels.

Collision Investigation (BMT REMBRANDT)

We use BMT REMBRANDT to simulate and reconstruct collision incidents and support expert reporting. Our specialist teams are experienced in the complexities of collision investigation, both on-site, on board and in the post-incident review of collected data and information.

Container technology & container transport

Our track record in forensic investigation and the provision of independent advice for loss-prevention and claim / litigation procedures in container collapse cases is outstanding.

Cranes, engines and machinery

We bring our engineering experience to a wide range of non-marine technical machinery and rolling stock and similar land-based equipment.

Fire Investigation

We are independent forensic investigators conducting fire- and explosion-investigations in, amongst others, buildings, vehicles, ships, business and industrial complexes.

Hazardous Cargo (IMDG)

We have the in-house expertise from world leading experts in this field, holding the Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor certificate to provide advice and attendance on site on short notice.

Heavy Lift and Project Cargo

Our specialists understand the specific challenges of heavy lift shipping, often involving the sea transportation of extremely heavy, voluminous and valuable loads, requiring special care and preparation.

Inland navigation

We have been serving the inland navigation market for more than 100 years, building up extensive knowledge of this industry and all relevant vessel types.

Renewables and offshore

Our eCMID accredited specialists deliver expert surveys on all vessel types in the Renewables & Offshore industry.

Tanker, liquid and gas

Our tanker experts have extensive practical experience on board seagoing vessels and at storage terminals which they use to investigate claims for the international oil, gas and chemicals industry.

Vessel performance

With BMT MATE© we have a powerful in-house solution that helps to manage vessel performance, and mitigate risk.

Wreck Removal & Salvage Consultancy

Our dedicated team includes experienced salvage masters from the Dutch salvage industry with Lloyds SCR (Special Casualty Representative) accreditation.

Yacht Surveys

Our experience stretches from small leisure craft surveys to our leading superyacht naval architecture and engineering business.

Insights

Andrew Aldrich, Dr Soma Maroju

How digital transformation is changing our customers’ worlds

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Jon Heaton, Alan Hodgson, Marco Casassa Mont, Lisa Gralewski

Delivering successful digital transformation programmes

Many organisations across both the private and public sectors are currently completing or embarking on Digital Transformation programmes.

Peter Beasley

Adapt and innovate – delivering remote solutions to new problems

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.

Jamie Leich

6 Key Lessons in Risk Management from the Coronavirus outbreak

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.

Steven Lee

Q&A with Steven Lee - Technical Insight of the Pentamaran

Lead Naval Architect, Steven Lee, from BMT Specialised Ship Design explains the origins of the Pentamaran, and shares his technical insights to how this tested design offers unique capabilities for Autonomous operations.

James Roy

Collaborate to Innovate

A critical ingredient to innovation is collaboration, especially so when the application of new and emerging technologies is being investigated or during the search for marginal gains.

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