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Van Ameyde Seasia Hong Kong operate in close relationship with Van Ameyde, Europe’s market leader in the area of commercial loss adjusting and surveying.

The impact of marine-related damage is often huge. Bunker quality issues, damage to cargo, vessels or quays as well as floating objects, each liability claim requires highly technical expertise. Not just to investigate but also to mitigate losses effectively. Van Ameyde Seasia strives to secure our client’s interests. Marine industry players like charterers, stevedores, terminal operators, ship owners, H&M insurers and P&I Clubs can rest assured that we provide specialists who:

  • Are independent, objective and always compliant with the latest marine regulations
  • Have real technical expertise in all areas of marine surveying

Owner representation and superintendency

The current global scenario with many countries still in lockdown mode and the travel restrictions will impact how Owners are managing their ships as their superintendents and others will not be able to travel to visit the ships as before. In these challenging times with our experience, Van Ameyde Seasia can provide Owner representation and superintendency. Some examples of how we can add value include:

  • Repair supervision including docking
  • Substitute technical and Marine superintendent visits including reporting
  • Internal ISM and ISPS audits
  • Personal (LTI) injury investigations

Marine surveying

Our surveyors have diversified shipboard and land-based experience. We can, therefore, offer a wide range of surveys as listed below:

  • Condition surveys for all ship types, including hatch cover leak testing on bulk carriers (entry survey, follow up survey and claims triggered surveys)
  • Hatch cover leak testing on behalf of Owners and Charterers
  • Hull damage surveys including a cost estimate for repairs
  • Damage surveys of jetty structures including fenders including a cost estimate for repairs
  • Crane investigations
  • Container cargo stuffing/unstuffing surveys
  • Oil, Chemical and Gas cargo contamination
  • Marine warranty surveys
  • Navigational assessments – Real Time and VDR Remote Assessments
  • Ship-to-Ship Transfer Operations
  • Suitability surveys
  • Ullage surveys with ullage and outturn reports for oil cargoes (for claims purposes only)
  • Bunker quantity and quality surveys(for claims purposes only)
  • On/off hire surveys including bunker surveys
  • Pre-purchase surveys
  • Complete hull and machinery surveys (machinery failures including propulsion engines, auxiliary machinery, generators pumps etc.
  • Investigation of nature and extent of damage to project cargoes where machinery and structures are involved
  • Cargo liquefaction
  • Expert Witness and expert opinion
  • OCIMF-SIRE Vetting Consultancy
  • Speed and performance analysis
  • Loss Prevention