General & Marine Surveyors and Assessors carry out independent marine surveys, conduct independent assessments and act as consultants in a wide variety of maritime matters.
G&M was founded in February 1994 and has over many years built up a significant list of clients from all over the globe
We carry out independent marine surveys, conduct independent assessments and consult in a wide variety of maritime matters.
+27 (0)83 625 8480
Our services encompass everything from onboard vessel surveys to check bunkers, cargo lashing and vessel condition on large oceangoing vessels, to small craft and yacht surveys for the marine insurance market. In addition to assessing marine insurance claims, whether having arisen during transit by sea, land or air, we also offer independent tally of cargoes at all major ports and inland receiving depots.
Our Maritime claims and fraud investigation track record speaks for itself, with numerous successes attributed to our diligent pursuit of the facts.
Method 2 certification for SOLAS Container Gross Mass Verification done in Three easy steps.
Determination of the amount of cargo loaded or discharged by comparing the vessel’s displacement
Determination of the condition of the vessel which includes a condition report with photographs
Attendance on board, or alongside, or at receivers premises following damage to cargo
Attendance on board, or alongside, or at receivers premises following damage to containers or their contents
Attendance to inspect cargo, vessels or containers prior to shipment
The South African Maritime Safety Authority regularly issue Marine Notices that deal with a very wide range of maritime issues. While not all of these will have any direct effect on you or your business, some most certainly will. It is in your interests to monitor when these notices are issued, and at least read the preamble, so you can decide whether or not the notice might be relevant to you.