Condition surveys for ocean-going vessels and inland water crafts

Do you plan to buy or sell a second-hand vessel? As a lender or owner you want to have the condition of the vessel in questioning determined, in order to make sure that your vessel is maintained / managed well? Hanse Survey gladly assists you, no matter whether ocean-going vessel or inland water craft, regardless the age, size or type of vessel.

Together we determine the details of the survey, which defines exactly the kind of consultancy and the complexity of the inspection. The survey report normally contains the following components of the vessel:

  • Accommodations
  • Ballast tanks
  • Deck machineries
  • Class documents
  • Cargo holds
  • Hatch covers
  • Manoeuvring equipment
  • Engine rooms and it’s associated aggregates
  • Nautical equipment

Furthermore, we recommend the following inspection, which are carried out either in the dock or by experienced divers / specialists:

  • Bottom survey
  • Ultra sonic thickness measurement
  • Inspection of main engine (bearing, pistons, liners)
  • Inspection of shafting, propeller and rudder.

The survey provides a detailed documentation about the state of the vessel and recommendation, which will help you to make an informed decision.