Marine & Industrial Representatives and Consultants
Consultancies:Surveys

Consultancies & Surveys

N. Bogdanos Marine Bureau has been a leading consultancy and surveying office established in the Port of Piraeus, since 1956. The customers include primarily Hull & Machinery underwriters, classification societies and insurance companies, as well as Hellenic and international ship-owners.

The strength and reputation of the surveyors stems from their deep knowledge and years of experience, which leads to detailed analysis, reporting and proposals for the Principals.

The surveyors of Bogdanos Marine provide solutions by in-depth investigation of the root cause of damage, extent of damage breakdown, cost analysis estimation and final approval of repair accounts.

Additionally, Bogdanos Marine offers assistance to Principals who require supervision in the repair process.

The accumulated experience has lead to a wide coverage of marine-related damages including the following:

DAMAGE

  • Grounding
  • Heavy weather
  • Fire
  • Fire damage
    • Fire damage
    • Damage due to extinguishing efforts
  • Explosion
  • Collision
  • Striking:
    • Quay
    • Bottom
    • Submerged object
    • Rocks
  • Fouling:
    • Propeller
    • Anchors & chains
    • Wires
  • Machinery & Boiler Damage:
    • Crew Negligence
    • Latent Defect:
      • Test coupons
      • Evaluation of metallurgists’ laboratory reports

CONDITION

  • For Insurance Purposes:
    • Freighters and tankers
    • Passenger vessels
    • Yachts and small craft
    • Shipyards
  • For P&I Clubs
    • Initial entry surveys
    • Annual condition surveys
    • All types of Hull and Machinery damage surveys
    • Cargo surveys
  • Suitability for service – purchase
  • On-Hire
  • Off-Hire
  • Readiness of holds to load cargo
  • For valuation purposes
  • Suitability for the carriage of heavy cargoes (means of securing)

BUNKER

  • Quantities of bunkers
  • Contamination of bunkers – cause etc.

POLLUTION

  • Cause of pollution
  • Samples for analysis
  • Pollution fighting (costs, chemicals etc.)
  • Pollution of other vessels
  • Pollution ashore – beaches, marinas etc.
  • Pollution at sea

DRAFT

  • Determination of cargo loaded
  • Determination of vessel’s constants
  • Determination of vessel’s deadweight

TOWAGE

  • Suitability for towage
  • Towing and hook-up arrangements
  • Approval of tugs and towing gear

VOYAGE

  • Suitability for intended voyage
  • Approval of routing
  • Approval of mooring and tow gear

MOORING

  • Mooring site
  • Mooring and fire fighting arrangements
  • Machinery status

LAY-UP

  • Lay-up site
  • Mooring and fire fighting arrangements
  • Machinery lay-up
  • Hull and gear lay-up
  • Reactivation

SALVAGE

  • Supervision of salvage efforts
  • Supervision of wreck removals
  • Assistance in arranging rescue towing or salvage efforts

TRANSHIPMENT

  • Between dry cargo vessels
  • Between liquid cargo vessels

CARGO

  • Liquid cargo shortage
  • Bulk cargo shortage
  • Determination of cause of cargo damage
  • Damage to cargo:
    • Machinery
    • Steel structures
    • General cargoes
  • Grain loading

TRANSPORTATION

  • Deck cargo – securing
  • Shifting damage
  • Loading damage
  • Discharging damage

VALUATIONS

  • Vessels of all types
  • Shipyards, including floating and graving drydocks
  • Machinery
  • Equipment

 

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