A.M. Marine Surveys LLC is a privately owned company founded in 2008.
Located in Long Beach, CA,USA, we aim to be your preferred professional marine surveyors and provider of quality technical maritime consultants.
Serving the local maritime communities of the West Coast USA, we are prepared to travel at short notice to any location worldwide.
Working closely with you and your team, we will provide you with prompt, practical and experienced technical advice for all maritime related matters.
Our customers include all the major maritime Protection and Indemnity Clubs ( P and I), major shipping companies, Hull and Machinery (H & M) Underwriters based in Europe, Asia and the US, including a current listing as Gard's H & M correspondent for Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Dynamic and experienced solutions customized to your maritime, technical and business needs.
Standard and customized Marine Surveyor Services -Casualty Investigations and Quality Management Systems Audits on site and at shore based office locations.
In this role we offer maritime consultancy for all commercial ship types; Oil tankers, Bulk Carriers, General Cargo, Container Ships, Heavy Lift , RO-RO, Passenger, Tugs and OSVs, Offshore Semi Submersible installations and Super yachts for both on site and office consultancy services.
Hull, Machinery Surveys and Casualty Investigations for Protection and Indemnity Clubs
Hull and Machinery Surveys for Underwriters
Hull and Machinery Damage Surveys
Vessel Condition Surveys
JH 143 Risk Assessment Warranty Surveys
Marine Casualties; Collision, Fire, Grounding and Pollution
Environmental and criminal/defense investigations for pollution matters:
Oily Water Separators and Oil Spillage casualties
Bunker Fuel Oil Disputes
Project management; Dry Docking, Refurbishment and Special projects
Pre Purchase Condition Surveys
Expert Witness Testimony
Personal Injury Investigations
Flag State Representation and Statutory Certification
Quality Management Systems Audits for ISM, ISPS, ISO 14001
Andrew E Madden
LL.M, LL.M (US Law), LL.B (Hons), MSc., CEng, CMarEng, FIMarEST, FRINA, MIIMS
At the helm of this business, Andy Madden offers a wealth of 35 plus years experience and extensive knowledge in ship operations, marine surveys, casualty investigations and maritime audits on all commercial vessel types.
Working as an independent or alongside A.M. Marine Surveys' pool of hand picked first class maritime professionals, we will provide you with a dynamic and experienced solution to whatever maritime challenges and objectives you wish to achieve
Andy's professional qualifications include a Master of Science (MSc) in Engineering and Management , a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Maritime Law, a Bachelors of Laws ( LL.B Hons) in English law, a Master of Laws (LL.M) in U.S. Laws, Chartered Engineer ( CEng), Chartered Marine Engineer (CMarEng), Licensed UK MCA Chief Engineer (unlimited tonnage), Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineers, Science and Technology (FIMarEST), Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (FRINA), Member of the International Institute of Marine Surveying (MIIMS) and Member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers ( SNAME). Andy also maintains his auditing credentials as a certificated Maritime Auditor .
Sailing in the Merchant Marine, UK Merchant Navy, Andy started as Junior Engineer and worked through the ranks to Staff Chief Engineer with Cunard Line, completing fifteen years of seagoing experience.
In 1996, with a successful career move ashore, Andy began employment with the leading classification society Lloyd's Register of Shipping. (LR)
In December 2008, A,M.Marine Surveys LLC commenced business offering quality Marine Surveys and Maritime Consultancy services.
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At A.M.Marine Surveys LLC, we are passionate to provide real valued assistance to you and your team for all your maritime needs. Our extensive network of highly qualified professionals allows us to confidently support this promise as a firm provider of solutions to your problems. If we cannot help you directly, we will direct you to others that can.
With extensive experience as a H & M / P & I Surveyor, along with his time as a former Senior LR Class Surveyor and Maritime Auditor, Andy Madden has worked with many different shipyards around the globe. This invaluable knowledge and experience places us as a unique specialized provider of first class JH 143 warranty surveys. We will as
With extensive experience as a H & M / P & I Surveyor, along with his time as a former Senior LR Class Surveyor and Maritime Auditor, Andy Madden has worked with many different shipyards around the globe. This invaluable knowledge and experience places us as a unique specialized provider of first class JH 143 warranty surveys. We will assist you to protect your assets while in the shipyard for matters involving Builders’ Risk Liability, Shipyard Repairs Liability, Business Disruption, Third Party Liability and Specialized Ship Projects.
As the USA West Coast Surveyor for the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands along with the several hull and machinery underwriters assigned marine claims surveyor , we will provide you with valued experienced specialized maritime consultancy services for the Super Yacht sector.