Small Vessels & Barges

CSL surveyors and marine engineers carry out a wide range of surveys of small vessels and barges on a worldwide basis. We have a global network of CSL offices and network partnimages_type-18ers available for short notice attendance.

All assignment are undertaken with an understanding of the importance of the often long term relationships between insurers and their clients. In undertaking such assignments CSL draw upon a range of technical skills and have professional and highly experienced personnel qualified in a range of areas, typically; Master Mariners, Marine Engineers & Superintendents all offering specialised knowledge in their particular field. Based in London, assignments are managed globally through operations in USA (New York, Houston, Baltimore, New Orleans, Springfield, Savannah, Portland & Seattle), Canada (Toronto & Atlantic Canada) Latin America (Chile & Brazil), Asia (Singapore, China & Thailand) and the Middle East (UAE, Kuwait & Iraq).

CSL can appoint our local offices from the UK and ensure the best possible resources are assigned to a particular assignment on a case by case basis. Our UK assignment process also ensures quality control of reporting and prompt issuing of reports as well as liaison with principals and direct technical input where required from our UK based surveyors.

  • Small commercial vessel / barge H&M and P&Iimages_type-19
  • Pre-purchase and condition surveys
  • Incident investigations, including contact with other vessels and fixed and floating objects
  • Tug and tow inspections for relocation of barges, pontoons and accommodation barges
  • Condition monitoring of barges on an annual basis

CSL can carry out surveys in the UK and appoint our international offices from London. To appoint CSL click on the link in the menu bar. For urgent instructions call Christos Drosos on +44 (0) 7850 601872.