Extensive Expertise in a wide variety of Services

With over 80 years of combined experience in the Marine industry, IMS Surveyors offer its clients an extensive list of services and the peace of mind that comes with the knowledge that your affairs are being handled by a team of committed professionals.

Marine Cargo & Break Bulk

IMS oers a full range of commercial survey, inspection, sampling and testing services with supporting Certicates and other relevant documentation, including, but not limited to the following:
• Hold and Tank Cleanliness/ConditionSurveys
• Vessel’s of On/O Surveys
• Compliance Surveys
• Cargo Pre-Loading Surveys
• Loading, Handling and Stowage Advice
• Grain Stability Separations, and Stress Calculation
• Heavy-Lift and Project Cargo Surveys
• Pre-Shipment Surveys
• Out-turn Surveys
• Draft Surveys / Bunker Surveys
• Dead-freight Surveys
• Hatch Tightness Testing By UT
• Damage Surveys
• Stevedore and Terminal Damage
• Grain Sampling For Phytosanitary Certication

Bulk Liquid Services

Supervision, inspection, sampling, quantity calculation and testing of bulk liquids, by providing our clients’ with reliable, fast and professional services, including among others the following:
• Quality Surveys
• Quantity Surveys
• Loss Control
• Certicates and Documentation
• Petroleum and By-Products Inspections
• Intermodal Tank Equipment
• Software for Loading/Discharging Calculations
• Mobile Oce Units - Safe work-alongside Vessels

Analytical Laboratories

IMS Analytical Laboratories is focused on analytical services for vegetable oils, fats biodiesel, meal pellets, feed stuff and grain, among others. ie methods are performed according to the International recognized standards as per ISO, AOCS, COPA, FOSFA, GAFTA and other published methods as required.
• Edible Oils and Fats
• Vegetable Oils
• Other Oils – Fish Oil
• Fats – Tallow
• Biodiesel Testing
• New Genetic Lab Division with Real Time PCR test capabilities

Marine Technical Services

• Flag State Surveys
• Condition Surveys
• Hull and Machinery
• Pre-Purchase Surveys
• Non-Destructive Testing
• Hatch Tightness Testing - UT Certied
• Railroad Freight Claims
• General Average (GA) Consulting
• Foreign Trade Supervision (FTS)
• Fish Farms

Liquified Gas Service (LPG/LNG)

• Quantity Survey – Initial & Final Gauging/Calculation
• Sampling & Analysis – Gas Composition Determination
• Loading/Unloading Supervision
• Loss Control / Incident Investigation
• Certicates & Documentations

Container Surveys

• Container Surveys - Cargo Damage • Sea Containers - Cargo Securing • Container Cleanliness and Condition Survey • Container Cargo Surveys - Loading /De-vanning • Container Inspections - IICL & CSC • IMDG Surveys including Class 7

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