Collision Survey and Damage inspection
Collision Survey and Damage inspection for Ship Owners, Operators, P&I Clubs, Underwriters, Insurance companies and the Indemnity others.
AIM Control Survey and Inspection Group (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, cell: +84903615612) is a Survey Marine Bureau of experienced and qualified marine ship surveyors and cargo inspectors able to attend to most of the major commercial marine machineries, hull and large cargo damage claims on behalf of Protecting & Indemnity Clubs and Cargo and Hull Underwriters., freight forwarders and commodity traders or logistics companies by protecting their interests when damage has occurred during operation, transportation via road wagon, container, vessel, ship, lighter.
The purpose of the collision damage survey is to perform a thorough investigation of the circumstances leading up to the collision and damage. Potential root causes are identified, the extent of the loss and damage are recorded and a damage limitation plan is presented.
Place of Collision Damage Survey: In ports, at sea, rivers where occurred the collision accident and incident, on board of ship, ship's holds . . .
Time of Collision Damage Survey: After or at the time of Collision under appointment of AIM Control's client.
Our Collision Damage Survey Reports and accompanying photographic or video evidence, are accepted by many leading marine insurance underwriters.
Collision Survey and Damage Inspection Services
When vessel collided to other, Collision survey and Damage Survey/ Investigation services are necessarily carried out by AIM Control independent surveyors to estimate the extent of damage and also to investigate the cause of damage for concerning parties have evidence for adjusting of claim before compensation. In international trade business and shipping, air-freighter of cargo, when the cargo damaged or loss occurred, it ‘s arising the liability of damage from concerning parties basing on causing of damage inspected by independent Surveyors/inspector’s of AIM Control. The main function of Collision Survey and Damage inspection services are listed as follows:
- AIM Control’s Investigation on the cause of ships collision
- AIM Control’s the actual quantity and estimated dollar amount of the loss
- AIM Control provides any report you can get, such as damage / loss report.
- AIM Control’s On Site Survey Check List and survey photos must provide to our attention within 24 hours of survey.
- AIM Control’s support regular patient in Bank guarantee, Vessel release, etc.
- AIM Control’s consultants on Prepare record in time series
- AIM Control’s Damage survey by the surveyor hands and emergency measures.
- AIM Control’s consultants on Confirming and submit details of the other ship and authorities
- AIM Control’s collecting the Securing documents for evidence
- AIM Control’s consultants on Conclusion of salvage (TOWAGE) contract
- AIM Control’s consultants on Recording during salvage (TOWING) operation
- AIM Control’s supervision on Repairing operation
- AIM Control’s negotiation and adjusting on Collision
The following Collision survey/ damage cargo survey and investigation services carried out by AIM Control independent surveyors on-site:
This is performed to determine the cause and extent of damage, recommend repairs, and estimated repair cost. The damage inspection may be requested in the event of an insurance or warranty claim.
The followings are the evidence of AIM Control's Ship's collision damage survey services conducted at Sai gon, Hai Phong, Dung Quat, Vung Tau Ports of Vietnam:
Ex: The photos followings accident of vessel collided to the other vessel in the river of Vietnam port under AIM Control's collision survey
We are an Independent Inspectors, surveyors and experts providing inspection services, expediting services, testing, QA/QC, cargo survey, marine survey, certification. cargo tally based in Vietnam, China, India, Korea, Singapore & Asia, Italy, Germany, U.K Russia & Europe, the Middle East, Brazil, Chile, Argentina & ect., Anywhere of Countries to protect your orders in good condition. Email: email@example.com, cell: +84903615612, http://www.aimcontrolgroup.com.
The followings are step by step of AIM Control’s Collision Survey, Investigation and Consultant for ships collision accident.
AIM Control’s consultants on Prepare record in time series
AIM Control’s marine experts do consultancies to Master/ C/O, C.E Ship’s owners, P&I Club, Underwrites, Insurance companies as well Client, Others for the time of the accident in particular, the following matters must be recorded in NOTE OF FACT:
a. Exact time and the ships position of the collision.
b. Positions of watchmen before the collision (on the bridge and at the bow).
c. Conditions of the navigation lights, and fog signals before the collision.
(Time when sound signals were sent or heard.) . Also any VHF exchanges prior and after collision.
d. Conditions of use of steering gear and engine and the helm/speed before the collision.
e. If bow thruster in operation , its rate of power at that time.
f. The its movement after that.
g. The time, direction, distance and appearance at the time when the opponent ship or her light was recognized for the first time, and conditions of lights, weather around the spot of the collision.
h. The actions of the vessel including the course, maneuvering signals and speed, and the movement of the other ship.
i. Heading direction of both ships, the angle of the collision, which portion of the hull collided, and use of anchors at the collision.
j. Weather, sea conditions, visibility, tidal currents, at the time of collision.
k. If under pilotage, any communication from pilot with bridge personnel or shore
l. Short description of radar settings
m. Degree of damage to both vessels.
n. Measures taken after the collision and means, time and results of lifesaving activities (in time series).
o. Eye-witness statements from ship staff taken immediately and any photos/videos taken by crew
Names of any other vessels having witnessed the collision and their approximate positions
Submit the claim notice and have the opponent party sign the notice. And if it is unavoidable to sign the claim notice of the opponent party, be sure to affix a remark, “Ship's Master received ONLY a Claim Notice without prejudice” or “This is not an admission of liability in the notice”.
Do not allow the opponent vessels interest (their lawyers, surveyors etc) to interview the crew or take records of the vessel, unless permitted by Company Inform Company, coastal marine safety organization ( if in their waters).
AIM Control’s Damage survey by the surveyor hands and emergency measures:
AIM Control’s Survey collision damage, prepare a details and a rough sketch of the damage.
AIM Control’s inspect the cargo for damage/confirm content in cargo tanks, ship’s holds.
AIM Control’s checking Sound tanks and bilges in affected areas to identify any flooding, close watertight doors and openings and start discharging operation. If the breakage is small, our surveyor and experts crew to take waterproofing measures (using blankets, tarpaulins, cement box, wooden plugs, shoring and the like). In serious flooding in E/R, use Bilge Injection system. If the breakage is on the Fore Peak Tank, adjust speed so that excessive pressure will not be applied to the collision bulkhead: Consider filling opposite end tank to offset list/trim caused by flooding (balance of ballast). If flooding rate is greater, consider to mark of loss of buoyancy.
AIM Control’s consultants on Confirming and submit details of the other ship and authorities
Ships name, type, gross tonnage, Masters name, Ship owner and operator Port of registry, Cargo, last port and next port
Collect the document of port authorities and concerning parties and submit Notice of Fact, Letter protest, Others to relative partites.
AIM Control’s collecting the Securing documents for evidence
It is often demanded to submit the originals of the following documents to the authorities, so make their copies at an early stage. Consult with the Company before submission).
Charts and the deck logbook/bell book
Record paper for the course recorder.
Record paper for the telegraph logger and the bell book.
Capture the Voyage Data Recorder data
STCW records of working and rest hours of Master, officers and crew on duty
Drug & Alcohol Test of involved ships personnel.
Statement of fact by pilot if on board.
AIM Control’s Various investigations
Identify Access control as per ship security plans (SSP).
Do consultant to Master to reject investigation by the opponent surveyor unless permitted by Company and AIM Control’s client. However, surveys on Ship's Hull (known as Classification Register) are permitted but limited to only checking outline of extent of damages and no more.
AIM Control’s consultants on Conclusion of salvage contract
Find the salvage parties
Confirm type and details of the salvage contract.
Confirm where and when the contract will expire.
Conclusion of a towage agreement
Confirm type and details of the towage contract.
(Confirm that the contract is a mere towage contract and that the towing operation is to be carried out under the command of the Master of the vessel).
Confirm all of above mentioned to Ship-owner, P&I Club and AIM Control’s client.
AIM Control’s consultants on Recording during salvage operation
Record weather and sea conditions continually during the salvage (towing) operation.
The time of arrival of the salvage party, name of salvage boats, the time of signature on the salvage contract.
Details of discussions between the salvage (towing) party and the vessel side.
Detailed work at each step of the operation, and the type and quantity of the used materials.
Recording the work done by the vessel, course, distance, use of the engine and the like.
The date, time and place of the completion of the salvage operation.
AIM Control’s supervision on Repairing operation:
Schedule of Repairing operation.
Daily record of Repairing operation
Results and Recommend.
Spare parts and renew
Opinion of ship’s yards, Master, Superintendent and ship-owners as well P&I Clubs, AIM Control’s client.
AIM Control’s negotiation and adjusting on Collision.