Services 2018-11-28T23:51:39+00:00


Our solutions help companies to make, distribute or sell products sustain their product quality, safety and compliance, sourcing flexibility, speed-to-market, profitability and brand security throughout the supply chain. We service all cargo shipped by: Ocean vessels, air, reefers and general purpose containers, rail, tractor trailer and postal parcel. SMS remains committed to providing reliable and high-quality pre/post shipment marine cargo surveys and logistic operations in a seamless manner, from coast to coast; port to port.


  • Port captain services

  • Pre-loading and out-turn surveys

  • Project, heavy and over-sized cargo

  • Condition and damage assessments

  • Cargo contamination surveys

  • Cargo securing supervision

  • Salvage operations and reconditioning procedures

  • Complete / partial claim management

  • Theft and non-delivery investigations

  • Loss assessments and adjustments

  • Warranty surveys

  • Total and large losses investigations

  • Freight liability surveys

  • Financial assessments of consequential damages


  • Hold condition surveys

  • Bunker surveys

  • Draft surveys

  • Infrared thermal imaging

  • Hull and machinery surveys (barges, inland vessels, pleasure crafts, yachts)

  • On / off hire surveys

  • Loss assessments and adjustments