Casualty Investigations

Casualty Investigations

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Casualty Investigations are intended to establish the nature, causes and extent of an incident, accident, casualty or damage on board a ship, affecting crew, hull, machinery or any other third party involved with  ship operations.

Grounding, Collisions and Contacts (FFO)

Services targeted to Protection and Indemnity Clubs, (P&I), but also to Ship Owners or Ship Managers, interested on establish clear root causes and to get advice on improvements to fleet. On P&I matters, we work appointed either by local correspondents and directly by Club.

We have high technical skills and extense seagoing experience, training and certifications to investigate any ship’s navigation related incidents as groundings, collisions and contacts (FFO – Fixed or Floating Objects).

Incidents, crew and pollution

Safe Work related accidents on board, fires on board, flooding, ship’s pollution incidents, or damages to port and terminal facilities; we can assist locally to the ship on the highest standards of quality, either appointed locally by correspondents and agents or by main global offices directly.

Oil spill in a cargo hold during discharging operations, at Castellón (Spain).
Oil spill containment arrangements during a casualty investigation carried out by AB SURVEYORS.

Complementary Services

We offer our assistance also with cases of cargo and ship damages, cargo shortages, bunker disputes, and machinery breakdowns. We can also carry out an ultrasonic  test in order to assess the water tightness of the hatch covers.

AB SURVEYORS owns calibrated Cygnus Ultrasonic Equipment and specific operator training course.