Cargo Damage Surveys
Our experienced marine surveyors are well-qualified to evaluate cargo to determine cause and extent of damage
Assisting importers, exporters, insurance companies, brokers, attorneys and financial institutions, we provide our worldwide client base with pre-shipment, post-shipment, loss prevention, loading, discharge and damage surveys for all types of cargo equipment – whether break bulk, containerized, or in storage.
We have expertise in steel, wood, paper, rubber, coffee, machinery, electronics, food products, pharmaceuticals, general consumer goods and dry bulk commodities. We are also able to assist with:
- Cargo loss investigations and claims
- Condition and mitigation for insurance
Cargo loss investigations and claims
Our team prides itself on taking an appropriate and effective course of action including on-site attendance, loss mitigation, loss prevention and subrogation/recovery recommendations.
Condition and mitigation for insurance
Secure assistance with condition and mitigation for insurance. We can provide:
- Steel breakbulk discharge surveys
- Loading surveys
- General purpose and reefer container inspections
- Warehouse suitability evaluations
- Motor truck accident investigations
Our team has the necessary experience to solicit bids for damaged cargoes for disposal on an “as is, where is” competitive or negotiated bid sale basis. We also solicit bids for salvage and monitor salvage operations of sunken or partially sunken equipment.
Proud Members of Lloyd’s Agencies
Lloyd’s Agents are appointed for their professionalism and expertise as well as training and examinations, which ensure that they achieve and maintain skills to meet ongoing changes in the insurance and cargo surveying fields. Currently, there are over 300 Lloyd’s Agents and nearly 340 sub-agents in every major port and commercial center in the world.
We are proud to be part of the Lloyd’s Agency Network and operate multiple Lloyd’s agencies in the southeastern United States, including New Orleans, Louisiana; Houston, Texas; Mobile, Alabama; and Tampa, Florida.