Reliable Cargo Damage Surveys From Industry Experts.
Assisting importers, exporters, insurance companies, brokers, attorneys and financial institutions, our experienced marine surveyors are well-qualified to evaluate cargo condition and determine the cause and extent of damage.
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
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
Proud Members of Lloyd’s Agencies
Lloyd’s Agents are appointed for their professionalism and expertise as well as continued training and examination, 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 close to 340 Sub Agents in every major port and commercial center in the world.
We are proud to be part of Lloyd’s Agency Network and operate multiple Lloyd’s Agencies in the Southeastern United States, including New Orleans, Louisiana; Houston, Texas; Mobile, Alabama; and the Florida ports of Tampa, Jacksonville and Cape Canaveral.
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