We provide a variety of container assessment inspections including fitness for purpose and damage, as well as insurance investigations in respect to container cargo damage. 

Armada Maritime Services provides a variety of surveys to determine the condition of a vessel, including P&I Surveys, On/Off hire surveys and compliance surveys.

Grain Surveys

Marine Surveys

Draft Surveys verify the quantity of the cargo endorsed on the Bills of Lading, and significantly reduce disputes. Our experienced surveyors provide independent and accurate draft survey results. 


To minimise your risk, and protect your interests, we attend pre-shipment packing and loading activities on your behalf to ensure that the quality and quantity of the product being shipped meet the contractual requirements. 

We have extensive experience in the export of grain in bulk and can assist you with any aspect of your vessel's venture to load grain in Australia

Our surveyors have FIFA accreditation to carry out inspections order to certify the vessel’s holds are of a satisfactory standard to load fertiliser in bulk to export to Australia. 

We are highly experienced and knowledgeable and provide throrough pre-purchase inspections of vessels on behalf of Ship owners, Ship managers, P&I Clubs and Banks, etc. 


Marine Surveys and Maritime Consultancy

Our surveyors are actively involved in planning, handling, transport, stowage, lashing and securing and are experienced in supervising a variety of heavy lift cargo operations. 


We offer efficient and effective hold preparation services to ensure your vessel's holds meet Australia's stringent cleanliness requirements for grain and fertiliser. 

Our experienced surveyors provide independent and accurate figures for bunker surveys, conduct forensic bunker surveys and can undertake or independently monitor oil custody transfers. 

Damage to steel products for manufacturing may render it unusable or requiring expensive re-work. We  provide inspection, damage assessment and loss mitigation services. 

Water ingress into holds can damage cargo and result in large claims. We provide ultrasonic testing of hatch covers and other hold openings to determine their water tight integrity.