Upon conclusion of these operations, a thorough report is issued, accompanied by documentation and photographs. The text is structured in such a way as to provide an exhaustive document for insurance or legal purposes (subject to possible cour asseveration).
A chapter is dedicated to instructions and recommendations for work deemed necessary to obtain an adequate safety level, or useful for preserving the commercial value of the vessel.
Upon conclusion of survey operations, an estimate of costs for these interventions, which current average prices, may be provided.
Another exclusive and particularly significant point which is often underestimated is the correct determination of the fully expressed commercial value by a fully qualified and professionally registered Maritime Broker.
This type of activity also often takes place far from our headquarters (we have recently undertaken work in Africa, Asia and America).
As regards the technician’s work, in order to better organize the operations it is recommended to ascertain the availability of towage services agreeing the dates for the inspections with the Office. In general, a few days’ advance notice is sufficient (variable depending on the period when the purchase negotiations take place).
For standard surveying operations, we apply current international rates, which obviously vary depending on the dimensions of the vessel, the days necessary for executing the operations and the distance to be travelled in order to reach the location of the yacht.
Accessory services such as ultrasound inspections, core sampling, spectrographic tests, oil and fuel tests, etc. are qualified based on the type of intervention required.