We are available on a 24x7 basis round the year.
To assess the ecological and environmental impact of sea pollution incidents.
To assist the legal process for expediting the conclusion to arrive at judgments and arbitration awards.
Towards subrogation and legality of claims involving ocean and domestic transit.
Loss Prevention Surveys
Aim to prevent claims before loss occurs. A precautionary approach reduces losses and insurance premiums in the long run.
Involves ascertaining nature, cause, extent and estimation of damage to Cargo, Vessel, fixed and floating objects.
Carried out to prevent malpractices. Assessing quantity onboard as per Client requirement and Customs purposes.
Carried out during Delivery and Re-delivery of the Vessel to cater to employment instructions of the Vessel.
Include measurement of logs, over-dimensional cargoes, hold spaces when disputes arise involving cubics and freight thereof.
In an individual capacity Capt. John Prasad Menezes is qualified to provide Arbitration services to the Marine Industry.
Condition Survey For Underwriters
For appraising Underwriters of the insuring risk when Vessel is to be covered with the Hull & Machinery Underwriters or P&I Associations.
Ascertaining root cause, proximate cause, etc, as to why, how and when of an accident. A thorough investigation helps in quick settlement of claims and prevent recurrence.
To ascertain quantities loaded or discharged against Bills of lading quantity and thereby pointing towards pattern of losses to the seller and buyer.
Flag State Inspections/Audits
Annual Safety Inspections for Flag State Administrations for Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) and Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry (LISCR). ISM, ISPS and MLC Audits carried out for Liberian Registry. Casualty Investigator for both. Practically all type of Vessels handled calling on the Indian Coast. These inspections ensure compliance of Vessels with regulations.
Container Inspection/Condition/ Lashing/Reefer/ODC
Organic cargoes require high standards of cleanliness and condition of the container. Stowage and stability, Lashing of Cargo, lashing points and lashing materials to be used are of equal importance. Hygienic requirements of reefer containers and calculating loading of ODC project cargoes is always a challenge that we meet for our clients.
Consultancy/Assistance To Master/Shipowning Interests, etc.
Many a time floating staff not aware of commercial implications and consequences thereof in legal matters. Hence, need arises to assist Master to ensure protection of Owners/Charterers interests and to avoid delays.
Technical Surveys: (Grounding, Salvage, Fire, Collision, Towage, etc.)
In-depth analysis of various types of accidents, especially collisions, towards apportioning losses. This requires sailing and shore experience of deck and engine departments.
Sale And Purchase Inspections
To assess condition for arriving at reasonable market value thereof on the basis of hull and machinery physical inspections.
We undertake stability calculations for the safety of the Vessel at all times. Speed and Fuel consumption assessment factoring weather, current, etc. Cargo Gear (Crane and Grab) Performance against specifications.
Port Safety Inspections
Safety inspection of Tankers and Bulk Carriers for Port entry and or Cargo operation to comply with Port requirements.
Loss Of Hire - Hull And Machinery
To estimate loss of hire - reckoning fine print of the Charter Party in words and spirit.
Valuation of flotilla, plants and terminals for books of accounts, Customs purposes, etc.
Marine Cargo Claims
Salvaging of cargo by segregating sound and damaged cargo, to arrive at fair market value of damaged cargo in agro commodities, dealing and disposal of infested cargoes. In case of edible oil and petroleum products assistance rendered from Laboratory analysis until disposal.