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Marine Surveying in Queensland & Australia

Queensland Ship Surveyors is a Cairns-based marine surveying company offering marine surveying services to clients such as insurance companies, marine attorneys, P & I clubs, ship owners, charterers and individuals. Being based in Cairns, QSS has easy access to all ports in Australia and the Oceania region. We also service ports in North QLD such as Weipa, Karumba, Townsville, Mackay, and Gladstone.

QSS is a company that embraces new surveying and inspection technologies. We specialise in confined space inspections, using specialist designed and purpose built RPAS/UAV/Drone equipment that allows us to quickly and efficiently inspect confined spaces such as ballast tanks, cofferdams, cargo holds etc without the need for costly staging, scaffolding or abseiling experts. No person has to enter the confined spaces which means zero risk and zero injuries to personnel.
The marine surveying services offered by QSS include cargo hold condition, cargo damage surveys, pre-loading surveys, AMSA commercial surveys, on hire/off hire and bunker surveys, new build construction surveys, timber hull surveys, cargo lashing and tow out surveys, collision damage, running gear/shafting surveys, confined space inspections, machinery damage, insurance claims and condition and valuation surveys.
New Build Construction Surveys — Marine Surveying in Cairns, QLD

Setting the Standard

Our business has many years of experience in assisting clients with their surveying needs. Whether it is a marine attorney, an insurance underwriter, an individual ship owner or boat owner, a commercial operator, we have provided them with affordable services in a timely manner.

The CEO/Managing director of QSS is an accredited AMSA surveyor, a member of the International Institute of Marine Surveyors and a full member of the Australasian Institute of Marine Surveyors. He is also a Papua New Guinea, NMSA accredited marine surveyor.

If you require any assistance with your marine surveying matter, we hope that you will get in touch with us as soon as possible. You can call, email or fill out the form on our website to begin the process of hiring Queensland Ship Surveyors.
QSS has for many years adopted innovative technologies to improve our survey and assessment procedures. We utilise the worlds first purpose designed collision tolerant RPAS/UAV/Drone.
AMSA Commercial Surveys — Marine Surveying in Cairns, QLD
As an AMSA accredited marine surveyor, Queensland Ship Surveyors can assist you with survey compliance for your domestic commercial vessel (DCV).
Usually for the purpose of insurance or finance to determine fair market value, these surveys are carried out either when the vessel is afloat or dry docked for maintenance or due ... Read more
Cargo Lashing — Marine Surveying in Cairns, QLD
Securing the freight you are transporting is known as cargo lashing. It’s critically important to minimise the possibility of cargo moving around or becoming loose while on board. ... Read more
Damage Survey Ship — Marine Surveying in Cairns, QLD
If your boat has been damaged, either at sea or while dry docked, you will need a marine insurance claim survey. This survey is to ascertain the cause, nature and extent of the damage ... Read more
On-Hire Bunker Survey — Marine Surveying in Cairns, QLD
On hire or off hire surveys are an independent snap shot of the condition of a vessel at a particular time and place of the commercial operation. The condition of the vessel is assessed ... Read more