Marine & Cargo Surveys, Consultations, Inspections and Testing Services

IMS provides an extensive range of marine, cargo and technical services to the shipping industry – Ship Owners, Charterers, Underwriters, P & I Clubs, Terminals and Stevedores, Law Firms, Flag States inspections, etc. Such services include (but are not limited to): Vessel condition, pre-purchase, on/off hire, pre-loading inspections, draft surveys, heavy-lift and project cargo loading as well as bulk cargo handling & securing, damage investigation and expert witness to mention a few.


IMS will issue all required documents as per governing
contract and our Clients’ requirements

  • Certificate of Weight
  • Certificate of Quality/Analysis
  • Certificate of Sampling
  • Certificate of Hold/Tank Cleanliness
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Phytosanitary Certificate (Non-governmental version)

About IMS Marine Surveyors

IMS Marine Surveyors & Analytical Laboratories Ltd. – The only surveying company you need to know. We will ease your workload, pain and the hassle of Claims and/or other Surveys. In today’s highly-competitive and changing shipping industry, losses can materialise in lost time, damage, contamination and unfamiliarity with local conditions, etc., and can be a major cost factor. IMS Marine Surveyors (IMS) can reduce your costs/claims by being your on-site representative. IMS provides a proven approach to reducing your risks, workload and stress by providing experienced, prompt, factual and competitively-priced marine surveys and cargo inspections. IMS was established in 1992, and has grown to become one of Western Canada’s largest independent marine surveying and cargo inspection or....

ISO 9001:2015 Certified

IMS became certified under the BS EN ISO 9002:1994 standard on October 21, 2001, upgraded to BS EN ISO 9001:2000 on December 31, 2003, upgraded to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 on November 25, 2009, and upgraded to BS EN ISO 9001:2015 on February 5, 2018. For more information, please view our Memberships and Certifications.



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