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Services Offered

DLJ Marine Services Ltd are Independent Marine Consultants and Ship Surveyors. We regularly undertake assignements for H&M Underwriters, P&I Clubs, Shipowners, and the

The Company was started by David Jeffery in 2013 and regularly undertakes work as follows:

H&M Underwriters

  • Hull surveys for damage resulting from:

                                    - Heavy weather

                            - Contact with dock property

                            - Collisions

  • Machinery breakdown investigations
  • Preparation of repair specifications
  • Monitoring of repairs
  • Account negotiation
  • Condition and Casualty
  • Structural Condition
  • Pre-Purchase
  • Class Records searches
  • On-hire/Off-hire
  • Towage Approvals
  • Bunker Surveys
  • Hull damages/Ice damages
  • Salvage
  • Flooding and sinking
  • Fire damages
  • Grounding damages
  • Speed and Angle Surveys and Opinion Reports
  • Steering gear failures
  • Machinery failures, steam and motor
  • CPP/water jet propulsion system failures
  • Unsafe berth (NABSA)/Hull damages
  • Bunker contamination

P&I Clubs

  • Pre-entry condition surveys
  • Policy renewal condition surveys
  • Pollution cause investigation



  • Assisting in identifying suitable repair options
  • Assisting in locating suitable repair contractors
  • Drawing up repair specifications
  • Competitive tendering
  • Suoervision during repairs acting as Owners' Representative
  • Negotiation of repair accounts
  • On Hire/Off Hire Surveys

Legal Profession

  • Advising on case viability
  • Reviewing documents and preparing Expert Opinion Reports
  • Acting as Expert Witness in Civil Court proceedings and at Arbitration hearings
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