Investigation of ships’ contact with FFO (Fixed or Floating Objects) have primary purpose of provide speedy technical advice after the incident, and investigate on causes, the extend of damages, recommendations, salvage and negotiation, consultancy on suitable actions to reduce loss and damage arising, as well as estimated costs.
The on board investigation helps to establish the extent of damage to Hull & Machinery and assist the insurance company or the ship owner to coordinate repains.We study ship’s drawings to assess the original structure for a possible repair estimate and collect relevant documents from vessel.
AB Surveyors™ team is composed of master mariners, naval architects and marine engineers. We are able to attend any type of ship or vessel, and we are experienced in navigation, ship repair, cost calculation, classification and technical superintendence. We are also IALA -AISM Certified and experts in vessel traffic services, vessel traffic rules and navigation regulations.
Depending on our customer requirements, we use our own templates, checklists and reports, or we follow their documents and instructions.
AB Surveyors™, carries out independent Investigation of ships’ contact with FFO on behalf of P&I Clubs, underwriters and insurance companies, Technical Management Companies, Ship Operators, Ship Owners, Stevedore Companies, Port Terminals, etc.
Investigation of ships’ contact with FFO reports, include the following items, as well as any additional requirement from our clients: Circumstances of incident, statements of facts, witness identification, statements for owners, operators and witnesses, description of damages, liability advice, review of repairs estimations or preparation of damage appraisal, salvage actions, photography report, etc. We can also advise on issues relating to Pilot and assisting tug negligence.
We carry out Investigation of ships’ contact with FFO in the following ports of Spain: Valencia, Sagunto, Castellón, Alicante, Tarragona and Cartagena.
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