TCIS has a team of Master Mariners and Engineers with years of experience working on behalf of P&I clubs, leading Insurers, Shipping Lines, Cargo interests, other third parties. Marine Survey Services include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Bulk Loading / Unloading We provide all services, from confirming the vessel's suitability to developing a stowage plan, dunnage, and cargo securing plan, to providing continuous loading and unloading supervision with a condition and tally report. This will ensure that cargo is stowed in such a manner that it reaches its destination safely. Our experience allows us to confidently advise you on what is best for your business.
  • Heavy-Lift & Project Cargo Surveys TCIS is an expert in determining all calculations relevant to heavy lift & project cargo loading / unloading. This assures customers of its complete attention to every detail throughout the process and its utmost care to ensure safe delivery throughout the turnkey management process. We have specialized resources to cover all forms of project cargo, including over-dimensional and critical loading. The feasibility study ensures that the method statement includes a risk assessment.
  • Draft Surveys Draft surveys are carried out generally for bulk shipments for cargo quantification requested by Cargo interests, Ship-owners, P&I Club, or Insurers. TCIS surveyors' expertise in the accurate conduct of draft surveys for different conditions
  • Damage / Claims Survey As experienced marine surveyors, TCIS performs inspections to determine the cause, nature, and extent of damages that occurred as a result of a casualty. The damage surveys are generally requested by cargo interests, shipowners, P & I Clubs or Insurers.
  • On/Off Hire Condition Survey This type of survey records the condition of key structural parts of the vessel at the commencement or completion of a charter. Relevant areas of the vessel in areas of cargo loading where damage is likely to occur are inspected according to factors concerning the charter. During the course of this survey, a bunker survey is also conducted.
  • Bunker Survey We at TCIS offer an independent and accurate quantity measurement service for marine fuel oil bunkers. We provide complete documentation for each survey to support any claims leading to quality disputes. We also carry out tank measurements on both the bunker tanker and the receiving vessel prior to and on completion of bunkering.
  • Cargo preloading Condition & Measurement Survey TCIS ensures cargo is measured properly and cargo volume calculated for freight payment and stowage purposes. The condition of cargo is verified, and visible damages are recorded before shipment or at the warehouse or dock for insurance purposes by carriers and freight forwarders.
  • Marine warranty surveys TCIS has been acting as a marine warranty surveyor on behalf of underwriters, their assureds, or self-insured clients. We assure a high-quality, tried-and-tested service for any contract. Our services are supported by our global network of international offices. This network is manned by professionally qualified and experienced master mariners and marine engineers. As a result, we can support and service both extremely large infrastructure development projects and regionally focused projects.Our experts’ decades of experience, global network, high-calibre personnel, and our core values of independence, integrity, and quality make TCIS the obvious choice for provision of your marine warranty survey needs.
  • Towage approval surveys TCIS provides specialist services for Ocean Towage and Approvals. For complex towage approvals, we have highly experienced and qualified master mariners who are sometimes assisted by Chief Engineers and Naval Architects after assessing the suitability of the tug and tow and reviewing various documentations.
  • Marine Surveys
    • Damage surveys for Hull & Machinery (surveys for vessel's equipment)
    • Pre-risk / Condition surveys for P&I Clubs and H&M Insurers.
    • Damage Survey's for Cargo, Loss Adjustment & Prevention.
    • Tanker - STS, Contamination Survey.
    • Charter party non-conformance dispute survey.
    • Cargo holds cleanliness surveys.
    • Vessel condition on hire / off hire surveys.
    • Bunker surveys - ROB, During bunker operation – Supply by vessel/trucks, pipeline & On/Off hire surveys.
    • Ultrasonic test for watertight compartments.
    • Yacht surveys – Loading, Unloading, Stowage, Condition, Pre-risk.
    • Stock verification- Open / Closed using Laser, Total Solution, Physical means.
    • Valuation surveys- Cargo, vessel, Equipment, Industry.
    • Marine warranty surveys.
    • Calibration surveys – Vessel tanks, Shore tanks, weighbridges, weighing equipment.
    • Repair, Refurbishment, renovation surveys for Vessel / Yacht – Hull & Machinery & Industrial Equipment.
    • Project cargo – loading/Unloading including heavy lifts, out of Gauge and of Critical nature.
    • Port Captain - Superintendence.
    • Refrigerated cargo surveys – PTI verification, Loading/Unloading.
    • Scrap surveys – Wastes Paper/Plastic/HMS/Others, Checking for radioactive elements.
    • Vehicle Surveys- Old/Used & New cars.
    • Measurement /Tally Surveys.
    • Cargo Fumigation surveys / supervision.

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