Who needs a Marine Surveyor?
Anyone who owns, operates, insures, finances or is purchasing a vessel needs a marine surveyor.
What services can KPS Maritime provide?
A marine surveyor will give you that necessary independent opinion to allow for a thorough and considered decision to be made. We can conduct a range of inspections and services for recreational vessels including pre-purchase inspections, condition & valuation reports, compliance inspections & fit for service statements. All inspections are followed with a professional report outlining our findings.
Pre-purchase inspections - to help you make the right decision when buying a boat.
► Overall Condition & Structural Integrity of the Vessel - including hull condition (in water and out of water inspections)
► Suitability for Service - safe passenger numbers and load capacities
► Construction - origin and date of manufacture, materials & methods used during construction
► Engineering - engine make/ model numbers, hours,
► Ground Tackle- type of anchor, chain, capstan
► Lifesaving and Safety Equipment - flares, inflatable raft
► Electronic, Navigation, Bilge and Fire Systems - fire extinguishers, compass, GPS
► Comments and recommendations
Small Craft Inspections – for trailer boats
► External Hull, On deck, internal hull
► Spars, rigging and sails
► Tankage and plumbing
► Internal fixtures and systems
► Electrical, Machinery, Safety equipment & Electronics
Condition Inspections – for insurance applications, renewals or as a result of damage or equipment failure
► Overall Condition & Structural Integrity of the Vessel, Insurance Risk/Suitability for service
► Construction & Engineering
► Ground Tackle
► Lifesaving and Safety Equipment
► Electronic, Navigation, Bilge and Fire Systems, Onboard Equipment
► Hull Condition (in water and out of water inspections can be conducted)
► Safe Passenger numbers and load capacities
Valuations – for finance, insurance or marketing purposes
Non-invasive Testing – including mechanical and oil analysis
Specialist non-destructive Testing - including corrosion surveys, ultrasonic thickness testing and moisture level detection