Why not hire the cheapest Surveyor? | FAQs | Maritime Survey Australia

FAQs

Why not hire the cheapest Surveyor?

In this case the old saying holds true: “you get what you pay for.” All our Surveyors have worked for government or class societies as surveyors and have a current understanding of the appropriate standards that are applied.

Using a surveyor without a good knowledge of standards such as Class, NSCV, USL Code, ISO and AS Standards can be an expensive process if the vessel is found later to be non compliant.

Maritime Survey Australia surveyor ensures that the are very qualified and members of certifying authority the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) or the Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA) or the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).

These organisations’ stringent educational and ethical requirements. An experienced surveyor is going to charge a fair price and provide a thorough presentation of the vessel’s condition and provide valuable feedback on repair options and resources.