Ship Casualty Investigations have primary purpose of establishing the nature, causes and extent of an accident, casualty or damage on board the ship, affecting crew, hull, machinery or other companies involved with ship operations.
Casualty Investigation reports, represent the results of the investigation, recommendations, salvage and negotiation, consultancy on suitable actions to reduce loss and damage arising, as well as estimated costs.
AB Surveyors™, works with marine surveyors, master mariners, naval architects and marine engineers attending any type of ship or vessel, experienced in navigation, ship repair, cost calculation, classification and technical superintendence.
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 Ship Casualty Investigations on behalf of P&I Clubs, underwriters and insurance companies, Technical Management Companies, Ship Operators, Ship Owners, Ship Brokers, etc.
Typical Ship Casualty Investigations include:
• Investigation of FFO (Collisions with Fixed or Floating Objects)
• Investigation of pollution incidents
• Investigation of work accidents
• Investigation of any breach of port and shipping regulations
• Other possible casualties.
Casualty Investigation reports, include the following items, although it depends on the kind of casualty, as well as the requierements of our clients: Circumstances of damage, Statements for owners, operators and witnesses, witness identification, description of damages, causes of loss and responsibilities, review of repairs estimations or preparation of damage appraisal, salvage actions, photography report, etc.
We carry out Ship Casualty Investigations in the following ports of Spain; Valencia, Sagunto, Castellón, Alicante, Tarragona and Cartagena.