Inspection of Damage to Hull and to Vessel Machinery

Inspection items

  • Main engine
  • Electric generators
  • Cranes
  • Wire rope winches, anchor winches
  • Water pumps, cargo pumps for oil tankers, hydraulic pumps
  • Propeller shaft systems, steering systems
  • Boiler systems
  • Wind compressor system on startup
  • Lifeboat systems
  • Types of gearboxes

Types of inspection

  • Investigation of the nature and extent of damage to the ship’s hull and/ or machinery
  • Identification of the actual cause of damage
  • Examination of all damaged parts
  • Estimates of the reasonable costs of repair
  • Determination of insurance liability and the rights of the involved parties
  • Investigation of the voyage of the damage
  • Representative for the ship owner to negotiate and solve the disputes
  • Legal consultancy

Methods/ Processes and Standards

  • International and National Standards such as TCVN, ISO (Vias) 17020, IMO, insurance conditions.

Reports/ Certificates of Survey

  • Daily reports to the client on the progress of inspection with photos reflecting the condition of cargo, loading / discharging operations.
  • 24 hour detailed reporting to the client on any irregularities or any other abnormal situations that may affect quality or quantity of cargo.
  • Provision of certificates in accordance with ISO 17020.

For further detailed information, please contact us at the address below




Address: 26G Le Quoc Hung St., Ward 12, Dist.4, HCMC, Vietnam

Hot line: 0939 33 28 38

Tel: (84-8) 3943 3729                 Fax: (84-8) 3943 5759


Address: 564 Bach Dang Road, Hai Ba Trung Dist., Ha Noi, Vietnam

Hot line: 090 343 5458

Tel: (84-4) 3971 4342                  Fax: (08-4) 3984 6187