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Marine Surveys

Nationwide Loss Adjusters & Marine Surveyors is in-depth when surveying marine vessels and machinery. Our services in Marine Surveying are split into various sections from Pre-purchase to Damage Investigations.


Pre-purchase Survey

Our Pre-purchase Surveys provide a comprehensive type of inspection, and it is advised when purchasing a new or used vessel. condition and overall operation of the vessel will be examined. Coverage includes safety, structural integrity, electrical systems, propulsion, fuel system machinery, pumps, plumbing, navigation equipment, rigging, miscellaneous on-board systems, cosmetic appearance, electronics, and overall maintenance as well as an out-of-water inspection and sea trial

Insurance Survey

The Insurance Survey is performed so that the insurance company can determine whether or not the vessel is an acceptable risk. They are interested in structural integrity and safety for its intended use. Most insurance companies require a survey on older boats. They will also want to know the vessel's fair market value.


We have been in this industry for over 50 years. Our team of knowledgeable and experienced staff are qualified to act on your behalf, representing your best interests. New Construction, Refits or Extensions, Failure and Equipment analysis, Non-destructive testing, Contract review and Negotiations, Legal issues, Engineering, Technical writing and specifications.

Damage Investigation and Marine Cargo Surveys

Our Damage Investigations are performed to assess the extent of damage, recommend repairs, estimate repair cost, and if requested, possible causes. Apart from assessing damage to marine vessels we also inspect goods that have been transported over water. We can inspect cargo and provide our assement and any recommendations for you. All our container inspections follow ICLL66 standards.