Our IAAI accreditation ensures that all investigations are performed in accordance with the scientific method of the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association). We have put in place a continuous process, training and re-certification. Our experts are qualified and trained in giving evidence in court and arbitration.
BMT's specialists have been working in close cooperation with OBEG Fire Investigators, a long-standing partnership which has taken new shape in June 2018 (read more information here).
We offer fire investigations for marine fires, requiring specialist marine knowledge, as well as private property and industrial fires.
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Investigating the cause of a fire on board a ship is complex and difficult, especially if most of the evidence has been destroyed by the fire itself.
Alongside our work in the marine sector, BMT has developed an extensive track record over more than 20 years, for investigating domestic and industry fires.
Ad de Klerk
BMT share their experiences in salvaging a cargo worth several million Euros from the seabed in the Mediterranean.
Dennis de Bruin
Marine Director at BMT Surveys describes what surveyors can do to turn an apparent total loss of high quality fuel into the acceptance of a sound product.
Olivier van der Kruijs
Olivier van der Kruijs describes new processes that will lead to ship condition surveys being conducted more efficiently.
Incidents that occur which may be the cause of casualties involving the breaking and subsequent salvage of inland navigation barges.
Phil Thompson outlines the problem of liquefaction and discusses how better understanding of the problem has led to improved risk mitigation strategies.
Jeroen de Haas
The magnitude of insurance claims within the shipping industry is striking. The complexities involved place increasing pressure on surveyors to employ more sophisticated techniques determine the reasons behind an incident and ascertain liability.