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Hull & Machinery Surveys

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International Marine Experts (IME) provides availability of surveyors to attend on behalf of Hull and Machinery Underwriters at Panama and at all major ports in Latin America to determine the cause, nature, and extent of damage and report back on potential insurance claims.

A casualty may result from collision, machinery breakdown, fire, stranding, water ingress, or indeed many other causes. Whatever the circumstances our surveyors have the necessary expertise to assist you.  

Cargo Ship

If a casualty-related survey is required, where the damage has been caused by collision, stranding, fire, heavy weather, machinery or cargo gear breakdown, or other perils, IME will provide detailed damage assessment, repair supervision, approval of repair specifications, and review of repair invoices.

IME regularly provides the following services:


Hull and Machinery damage surveys - collision, stranding, fire, heavy weather, machinery damage, cargo gear, etc. 


Hull and Machinery condition surveys


Hull and Machinery pre-entry surveys


General and particular average


Supervision of ship repairs


Approval of repair specifications


IME has an international resource network comprised of a team of proven industry specialists drawn from a broad but complementary range of marine and transportation risk disciplines, including Naval Architects, Marine Engineers, Nautical Surveyors, and Security Experts.

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