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Marine Vessel Ship Collision Survey Investigation

Marine Vessel Ship Collision Survey Investigation

Marine Vessel Ship Collision Survey Investigation

Marine Vessel Ship Collision Survey Investigation


Marine vessel ship collision survey investigation job is done by team of marine witness experts of AIM Control take part in witness, investigating, surveying, inspection, control and consultancy in support client ASAP for which an claim and dispute have been made on disaster marine accident and incident, in order to determine the extent and cause of damage. Email:, Cell: +84918615612

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AIM’s marine vessel ship collision survey investigation experts have expertise at least 100 familiar jobs done and over 50 years experience in these roles.



Purposes marine vessel ship collision survey investigation and consultancy?

The purpose of marine vessel ship collision survey investigation actions  are to assess the extent of the damage and / or loss sustained. The report presents results on the root causes of the damage, recommendations and estimates the costs, salvage & negotiation, also consultancy on suitable actions to reduce loss and damage arising to client and consultancy to Master in urgent cases to protect ship-owner's right against to other parties.

Who are AIM’s clients? for Underwriters, Ship Owners, P&I clubs, Yacht Owners, Lawyers, Shipyards, Cargo Owners, Port Authorities, Oil Majors and Finance Houses and insurance companies or others.

Locals covered: With global networking experts, we are able to offer a truly fast response worldwide.

Relation services: for damages of cargo on board, H&M, engines, machineries and crew, personel.

AIM Control offers scope of marine vessel ship collision survey investigation and consultant on three main damage surveys scopes: First is Damage dispute survey for Shipping; Second is damage claim survey for insurance and Third is Damage Loss survey for Trade / Business.



What is AIM Control’s Damage dispute survey for Shipping 

In shipping and transportation, an object or shipment loaded on marine vessels and air-lights at loading port to transport at sea, on sky to unloading another port via Chapter Party, Bill of Lading, Master Receipt, Etc., the damages or losses caused by Human (by negligence, by indifferently), by natural disasters, by enemy sabotage, by strikes, by the nature of the goods and by external others factors. As Independent Surveyors, AIM Control’s damage surveyor will conduct the damage survey to investigate these damages and losses to the object or shipment and ship or transport means to report and certify the root of CAUSE, EXTENT of damages and losses, SALVAGE and others for ship-owners, Chatterer, Ship Manager, Buyers, Sellers, PNI and others parties who request AIM Control’s damage surveys.    

Ex: Some of the typical types of marine vessel ship collision survey consultant done on damage survey / losses investigations include: 

  • Boat Trailer Accidents

  • Leaking Fuel Tanks

  • Fire / Arson

  • Pollution Mitigation

  • Severe Weather

  • Sinking

  • Weather

  • Indifferently

  • Enemy sabotage

  • Nature of the goods

  • Collision

  • Allision 

  • Groundings

  • Striking Submerged

  • Objects

  • Mechanical Problems

  • Negligence

  • Natural disasters

  • Strikes

  • External others factors

Ex: one of marine vessel ship collision survey consultant done the report typically includes: 

  • Reported circumstances of the damage

  • Statements from owners, operators and witnesses

  • Witness and Identification, description

  • Description of damages

  • Opinion as to the cause of loss

  • Review of repair estimates for reasonableness

  • If no estimates, Preparation of a Damage Appraisal 

  • Pre-Loss and Post-Loss valuation

  • Salvage

  • Others actions

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What is AIM Control’s Damage claim survey for Insurance and Claimer

In insurance and insured, an object or shipment is covered via Insurance Policy on all risks or partial risk from warehouse of seller to warehouse of consignee (buyer), from loading port to discharging port, at sea, from place of delivery to place of receiving, when goods and cargo are found damaged and / or losses based on statement, as Marine Cargo Insurance Surveyors or Ship Goods Claim Inspectors, AIM Control’s damage experts will conduct the damage survey for insurance companies or claimers to assess the damages and losses to damage goods, and cargo ship or transport means to report and verify the root of CAUSE, EXTENT of damages and losses, SALVAGE and others.

There are 06 main steps of AIM Control’s Damage survey for Insurance and Claimer:

Report the loss or damage immediately upon taking delivery of cargo. While the shipment is insured, you should first contact your insurance company and report the loss or damage to them, and then notify

Survey for the damaged cargo (preferably while the cargo is still untouched). If possible, this should be a joint survey together

The extent and possible cause of the damage have to be considered before submitting a fully-documented claim with your insurance company

A well-documented claim will facilitate the handling process and speed up the outcome, therefore the documentation should be consisted of the followings in your claim. Statement of claim (claim amount and cause of damage)

When receives the claim survey requirement, we will acknowledge receipt and the claim will then be processed. The time limitation of acceptance will be one year after delivery of the Goods or the date when the Goods should have been delivered according to the terms and conditions of Yang Ming's Bill of Lading and/or related international/local law.

AIM Control confirm you know our findings as soon as possible. In general, the claim will be assessed according to legal liability as Bills of Lading, tariffs, and by-law and/or communication with claimant due to extreme circumstances

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What is AIM Control’s Damage Loss survey for Trade / Business

In trade and business, an object or shipment is traded buyer and seller via PO/ Sell & Buy Contract. While quality and other standards of object or shipment deviated from commitment / contract, as third party inspection, AIM Control’s damage expert will conduct the damage survey to find the deviated and issuance the quality survey report on witness.

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Place of Damage Survey: for Shipping In ports, at sea, rivers where occurred the collision accident and incident, on board of ship, ship's holds . . .,   for Insurance & Claimers at discharging ports, IN warehouse of consignee (buyer), place of delivery, place of receiving, in marine vessel holds, . . ., for  Trade / Business, at seller's premises, at buyer's warehouse and at the site, everywhere.

Time of Damage Survey: at and after the time of damage occurred, during voyage, navigation, period of loading / unloading, time of delivery, receiving. . .

Damage surveys to objects:

H&M damage survey

Vessel collision damage survey

Cargo Damage Survey

Goods damage control

Loss Adjusting

Dispute damage survey

Surveying Marine Damage

Insurance Surveys

Damage Assessment survey

Marine Damage Surveys

Damage investigation

Damage consultancy

Ocean Cargo Loss or Damage Survey

Damage surveyor

Damage cargo surveyor / inspector

Damage marine surveyor

Damage insurance surveyor

Damage independent surveyor

Damage claimer surveyor

Damage Expert

Loss adjuster

Damage surveying

Certificate in Cargo Surveying

Investigation and ascertainment of damage

Vessel Damage Surveys

Investigations and Casualty

Survey of ship structural damage

Damage survey to Fertilizer & agricultural product

Damaged survey to Goods Claim

Survey & Claims Settling

Insurance Adjusters Survey

Hull Damage Survey

Machinery damage survey

Cargo damage survey

Commodity damage survey

Product damage survey

Consignment damage survey

Damage claim survey

Damage dispute survey

Damage survey for insurance

Damage survey for buyers

Damage survey for ship-owner

Damage survey for chatterer

Damage survey and loss prevention

Dispute survey for seller

Third party survey for Court



Salvage for damage of cargo

Salvage for damage of vessel

Salvage for damage of properties

Ascertain circumstances and cause of the collision

Inspect damages suffered by both ships

Daily checking of repairs owing to the collision

Determinate the extent of damages suffered by the ship

Various meeting on board and with the parties

Give assistance to any P & I  Club requirement

Preparing and send preliminary reports

Issue final report

Bad Weather Hull damage

Ascertain circumstances and cause of the damage

Examination of all damaged parts

Delimitation of the damaged parts with class surveyor and owners representative

The relative survey actions of AIM Control to Damage / Losses and Prevention:


Draft Survey

Tally services


Supervision of Loading / Discharging 

Superintendence of Dry Bulk Cargo 

Pre-loading Cargo Survey

Quantity / Quality Verification of Goods

Loss Prevention Consultation & Practical Solution

Lashing / Choking & Securing Supervision / Assessment

Sampling and testing


Ullage Survey

OBQ / ROB Measurements

Measurement Survey on Shore Tanks

Bunker Survey

Liquid Cargo Damage Survey

Supervision of Loading / Unloading


Site Survey

Inspection on behalf of Underwriters, P & I Associations.

Consultants & Assessors

Inland Warehouse / Silo Cargo Inspection.

Marine Survey

On / Off Hire Survey

Hatch Cover Watertight Testing

Suitability Survey

Holds / Tank Cleanliness Inspection

Sealing / Unsealing Hatch Covers & Entries

Salinity Testing

Investigation of Marine Accidents

Technical Examination of Vessels

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AIM's marine vessel ship collision survey consultant done to resolve issues of incident & accident such as what happened in the following video and photos:



AIM Maritime Risk Management Consulting and Expert Witness in some

  • Claim Disputes experts
  • Consultants Failures
  • Professional Negligence
  • Accident Prevention and Safety
  • Canoe & Boating Accidents
  • Fires/Explosions Investigation
  • Shipyard Building Engineering
  • Damage Analysis
  • Damage Claims
  • Diesel Engine Exhaust and machinery / Marine Propulsion surveyor
  • Offshore Platforms & Drilling Rigs surveyors
  • Expert Witness/Services
  • Fuel and Gas Systems inspectors
  • Insurance Claims Expert
  • Act/Safety Liability Analysis
  • Machinery Safety/Visibility
  • Marine Accidents
  • Maritime Litigation
  • Marine Piloting
  • Paint & Coatings inspectors
  • Passenger Boats surveyors
  • Product Design and Purchase Value controller
  • Trip Ship fleet & Towing supervisors and approval
  • Ships/ Yachts surveyors
  • Ship Loaders Surveys and Surveyor
  • Vessel Failures investigators
  • Equipment Damage, Failure Investigators
  • Collision Investigators
  • Port and property incident investigators
  • Profession Negligence Claims Against Insurers and Brokers
  • Valuation Surveyors
  • Weather Impact surveyor
  • Nautical Surveys
  • Dangerous auditors
  • Cargo damage and loss surveyors
  • Container and goods damage investigators


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