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Wion Marine has an expert team of surveyors. We have expertise in providing reports and inspections of a wide range of marine vessels and cargo. We assess, monitor and report on their condition.

  • Bulk cargo and Break-Bulk Cargo handling
  • Bunker Survey
  • Condition Survey
  • Cargo Loading / Unloading surveys
  • Cargo Claims
  • Container Inspections
  • Containerized, Cargo Inspections
  • Cargo Sampling
  • Dispute Resolutions
  • Draft Survey
  • Flag State Inspections – Marshall Island
  • Final Product Inspections
  • Gas Free Inspections
  • H&M Surveys
  • Hatch cover Integrity
  • Hatch Sealing / Un-sealing
  • Incident Investigations
  • ISM / ISPS Audits (Internal)
  • Loss Adjusting
  • Loose gear inspection
  • Lashing Surveys
  • Measurement Surveys
  • Marine Warranty Surveys
  • Marine Consultancy
  • On-Hire / Off-Hire Condition Survey
  • P&I Surveys
  • Port & Terminal Matters
  • Pre-Purchase Surveys
  • Project cargo handling
  • Port Captaincy
  • Port Development
  • Pre-Shipment Inspections
  • Risk Assessment Surveys
  • Steel Surveys
  • Tanker Surveys – Quantity Survey by Standard ASTM Methods
  • Tally Services – Out turn Survey
  • Towage inspections
  • Ultrasonic Hatch Testing
  • Vessel Superintendence
  • Vessel Re-fit coordinators
  • Vetting Preparations and Pre-vetting Inspections
  • Weighment witnessing
  • Yacht Surveys
  • Yacht Valuations

Loss Adjusting (Marine Claims):

Our marine team offers loss adjusting alongside marine adjusting expertise in the cargo, ports and terminals.

Risk Surveying:

A professional team of surveyors determine the likely financial risk posed by offering insurance cover for personal items, properties or sites.

Vessel Condition Surveys:

Through vessel condition surveying our experts can determine the condition of any type of vessel whether it is sea going or not.

On/off Hire Condition Surveys:

Our specialists conduct a complete survey of a vessel to determine its condition prior to it being placed On-Hire and a complete survey of a vessel to determine it’s condition prior to it being taken Off-Hire.

Draft And Bunker Surveys:

Our draft and bunker survey professionals impart professional quantity inspection services for clients. These experienced bunker fuel surveyors provide impartial, independent quantity measurement inspection services.

Pleasure Craft, Safety, Structural And Damage Surveys:

We conduct structural condition survey and investigate the condition of a certain structural part, assess any damage and suggests applicable repair methods.

Container Surveys:

We carry out inspection services for cargoes carried in containers, both FCL and LCL. Representatives of our company can perform inspections of container cargoes at all stages of transportation beginning with the loading of cargo into containers at shipper’s warehouse and ending with the delivery of cargo to a receiver.

Pre Purchase Inspection And Insurance Condition Surveys:

We provide thorough inspection of the vessel’s structural and watertight integrity, system’s installations, and operating condition, including performance and issue a comprehensive report.

Damage Surveys:

We undertake Marine Damage Survey to assess the degree of the impairment sustained by the hull, rig, systems, or elsewhere on the vessel. The report presents information on the probable causes of the damage, recommendations on repairs, and estimates the costs for such work.

Incident Investigation:

Incident investigations are aimed to determine the cause or causes of an incident. Our specialists investigate incidents that result in death, serious injury, or a major pollution event.

Hull & Machinery Claims And Investigations:

We undertake surveys in all kinds of damage, either hull or machinery related, on board deep sea vessels, floating installations, inland navigation vessels etc.

General Cargo Discharge Surveys:

We conduct discharge monitoring and surveys to ensure safe unloading of cargo. The entire operation is methodically supervised and documented and your interests will be addressed in the best manner.

Stockpile Survey

Stockpile surveying accurately measures the volume and weight of various cargo stockpiles, i.e. coal, grain, timber, etc.

Inventory is monitored more frequently and accurately. Lowers production costs by not overproducing materials. Allows greater visibility for accounting and auditing purposes.

P&I Club Surveys And Investigations:

With our expertise in the marine field, we can undertake P&I Club Surveys and Investigations which are essential to establish the exact cause of what has occurred, the extent of any damage including cause and resulting financial impact, and to determine potential recovery rights.

Cargo Loading / Lashing Surveys:

We conduct loading and lashing/securing supervisions and surveys on a wide range of vessels. Safe loading and seaworthy securing of all cargo is ensured as our experienced surveyors operate together with the ship’s crew and other concerned parties. The entire operation is methodically supervised and documented, certificates of approval issued and your interests will be addressed in the best manner.

Breakbulk Port Captain

Survey to determine the condition of the cargo at both load and destination port. Carried out prior to loading or discharge. Potentially supporting insurance requirements and carriers' liability.

Verifying the quality, condition and quantity of each break bulk item on behalf of the owner/receiver. Recommendations are made with reference to loading, stowage and securing, to prevent damage to cargo and vessel.

P&I Cargo /insurance / Loss & Damage

Reporting and investigation services on behalf of insurance companies or cargo interests, through to final claims and salvage process.

Identification between total and partial loss when salvaging can provide high value cost saving. Independent reporting on insurance claims assists in counter or cross claim proceedings.

Pipe /steel Surveys

A determination of the type, quality and condition of steel/pipe being loaded.

Claims involving steel cargoes are frequent and the result is substantial in terms of claims/payments. Determining the pre-shipment condition of the cargo and subsequent clausing of the Bills of Lading is a very important part of protecting carrier's obligations.

Prepurchase Inspection Vessel

Survey to provide the buyer with the necessary information to make objective and balanced decisions regarding the condition and operational capability of vessel prior to purchase.

Detailed survey providing extensive report of vessel condition. Additionally survey identifies if other risks need to be mitigated, i.e. are there any damages to the hull or engine that could result in a condition of class. Examination of records to determine fuel consumption v speed. Are there any major items of maintenance that are due or close to being due. Does the ship comply with all international standards? Ensures buyer confidence and in depth understanding of asset pre acquisition.

Petro Carbon Load / Discharge - Bulk Liquid

Provides survey, inspection and supervision services of all petroleum and chemical cargoes, including pre-shipment inspections, quality and quantity surveys, along with vessel draft survey information and reporting.

Maintains product quality and ensuring product is not compromised during load or discharge phases. Inspection of ships tanks prior to discharge to determine quantity and to ascertain whether any shortages. Quality assurance as per regulatory standards is required at shore tank facilities. Such products: Petrocabons, orange juice, acid, other chemicals, molasses, tallow.

Bunker Sampling

The process of testing fuel samples taken from within vessels or tanks onboard vessels which must be compliant with MARPOL 73/78 the International Convention for the Prevention of Air Pollution from ships.

The sample is taken in the presence of the supplier and taken into a ratified container, locked and then sealed with a serial numbered, tamper evident seal. Samples are retained for future evidence as evidence in case of engine failure/damage.

Routine bunker sampling is required by commercial maritime law and compliance relies upon a representative sample. Sampling provides physical evidence of sample condition at time of bunkering in case of legal proceedings.

Break Bulk - PSI

Pre-shipment visual inspection of existing inventory on behalf of buyer/seller or insurers, to verify that the goods conform to contractual specification and to international export regulations and requirements.

Can be completed at shippers yard, warehouse or wharf. To witness, inspect, monitor and supervise bulk cargo pre-loading, loading, sampling, sample preparation and testing for quality and specifications. Failure to have required standards may result in cargo commercial impacts being compromised for future on selling.

Ship Vetting

Inspection undertaken on a vessel to give owner/operators independent insight into the performance and efficiencies of both vessel and crew.

Minimizing environmental and commercial costs by identifying issues before they lead to major problems. Un-resolved works could lead to increased inspections by Port State Control authorities. The vessel may be blacklisted from terminals/ports if it doesn't comply with local and global regulations.

Cargo Lashing / Handlings / Logistics

The service of pre-planning cargo packing / handling and stowage before vessel arrival to optimize safe and timely operations.

Minimizes risk of damage to cargo, vessel and life. Correct cargo lashing enables safer handling for all operational staff. Vessel utilization can be maximized by proper pre-planning. Tidal and un-expected air-drafts are considered as part of the pre-planning to avoid loss of time and additional loader movements.

Crane / Wire Inspection

Survey or inspection to ensure that the crane and wire are appropriate for use and compliant with statutory legal requirements. Inspections are in accordance with rules and regulations within the MO32 (Marine Order, Part 32).

Regular inspections help to minimize risk of lifting gear failure, with potential impact to vessel operational delays or risk of injury or accident to personnel or operating staff, and resultant cost.

Draft Survey

Draft Survey is carried out on bulk shipments, and is an accepted means of determination of cargo loaded or discharged from a vessel, forming the basis for which commercial documents and payment are transacted.

Providing an independent verification of cargo loaded or discharged. Minimizing risk of inaccurate mechanical weighing systems.

Hatch Cover Integrity

Inspection of ship holds and hatch covers to identify and verify the vessels' seaworthiness before cargo loading.

Leaking hatch covers are a major cause of cargo claims with water ingress the result of poor maintenance or failure to secure hatch covers correctly. Identification of ineffective hatch covers and support with maintenance management plan minimizes risk of cargo claim to operator.

Marine Warranty Survey

Verification to ensure that all necessary precautions are taken to avoid loss. Undertaken by a marine warranty surveyor (MWS), to the requirements of insurer. Survey typically includes review of vessel and equipment condition and approval of marine operations.

Surveyor makes all reasonable endeavors to ensure that the risks associated with the warranted operations are reduced to acceptable levels in accordance with industry best practice.

Hold Survey - Damage

Assesses the damage to the hold of a vessel after a sea voyage.

Hold Damage may be caused by number of means, including shifts in cargo, cargo liquefaction as a result of moisture content or by overloading cargoes etc. Hold damage impacts the owners' ability to charter out the vessel. Identification of issues, proactive damage repair and operational process modification minimizes long term impact.

Onhire Bunker And Condition

Attend on board to determine amount of bunkers on board at commencement or completion of a charter. To Inspect cargo holds and other structures for current condition and damages that are pre-existing at time of charter.

Independent verification of bunker levels so that an agreed value of bunkers passes from one party to another. To protect parties in event of damages to cargo holds or structure are sustained during period of charter.

Hold Survey - Cleanliness

Verification that the ship’s hold is ready to receive cargo and is completed in conjunction with hatch inspections. Hold damage impacts the owners' ability to charter out the vessel.

Identification of issues, proactive damage repair and operational process modification minimizes long term impact.

Loadmaster / Port Superintendency Bulk

Supervise load/discharge operations in coordination with vessel and terminal to optimize stow, safety and load / discharge operations.

Recommendations are made with reference to load/discharge, stowage to optimize port call operations and to deliver safe operations.

Hull And Machinery Survey

Inspection of Hull or Machinery to ascertain extent of damage following incident including details of potential cause, damage description, repair options and potential costs.

Detailed understanding of nature of damage, and operational impacts and limitations to vessel.

Wion Marine

Crew Management


At Wion Marine provides you a multitude of services, whether you are a seafarer looking for a new employment or crew manager seeking to fulfill the employment opportunities, we can assist you in all aspect of your needs. After all we are one stop, multi-service Crew Recruitment Company Our Crew Manning Division is spearheaded by Master Mariners and Chief Engineers having over 30 years of sailing experience on different Types of vessels, ranging from Oil tankers, Chemical tankers, to Capsize, Aframax and Panamax. With vast and combined experience of our senior executives who are spearheading our Manning Division, we are able to offer qualified and experienced Officers and Crew, holding valid certificates required as per IMO Regulation/ISM Code /STCW 95/2010 and available for deployment at short notice.

Apart from oil/chemical tanker vessels, we are also manning other types of vessels such as Bulk Carriers, General Cargo, Containers, RORO&PCC/PCTC and various types of Offshore vessels such as AHTs( DP I & II), Supply Vessel, Standby/rescue/support and cable laying vessel, accommodation barge, research/survey vessel.

We have a pool of well trained and experienced seafarers such as Master, Chief Officer, 2nd Officer, 3rd Officer, Deck Cadet, Chief Eng., 2nd Eng, 3rd Eng, Engine Cadet and assessed & certified crew such as Welders, Mechanics, Fitters, Electricians and other crew who have the experience on board oil tankers, bulk carriers, offshore fleet, Jack up drilling rigs. Invariably all the officers/crew and technicians do hold current and valid certificates, besides as and when required they are being sent for due familiarization courses as per need to internationally recognized and approved Marine Training Institutes.

Crew-Manning we offer following services to our clients :

  • Officers and Ratings interviewed by our technical and personnel HR manager
  • Checking of documentation and certificates
  • Background verification and references checking
  • Computerized checking of professional and languages skills
  • Training: In-house training of seafarers (identified either in accordance with our pre selection mode or by ship-owners)
  • The selection of the best candidates are done by taking into consideration the types of vessel, cargo carried, trade route, past experience of the candidates on similar types of vessel etc.
  • Flag state document application
  • Travelling arrangement

vessel sale / purchase / chartering & brokering


At Wion Marine we understand the needs of our clients. We provide them with the best value-added services. With Wion Marine industry experience, we specialized in offering vessel sales, charter purchasing and brokering of various types of ships. According to the client requirements, we come forward with the best and suitable solutions for their needs.

Our main aim is to create a more cohesive working environment with our clients to find out exactly what they are looking for in ship purchasing and brokering and to what extent we can be of service to them.

ship inspection & audits


Wion Marine team of surveyors has the experience and conduct Ship Inspection and Audit on a wide range of ships. All our auditors have extensive seagoing experience and command over a variety of ship types.

Combining their seagoing experience and experience in marine/cargo surveying and auditing field, our personnel are well qualified in providing clients with professional service. We are also equipped with the latest technology pieces of equipment to provide better inspection of marine vessels.

marine consultancy


Wion Marine specializes in a wide range of marine and technical consultancy services, including offshore and technical consultancy services for its clients. We have a professional team of consultants, who are there to provide you with the best marine consultant service out there to offer.

Our key features are-

  • Ship Inspection
  • Ship Auditing
  • Ship sales and brokering
  • Maritime Services

technical consultancy


Wion Marine offers a wide, complete range of technical management, marine consultancy and other maritime development and services to meet each owner requirement.

  • Technical Management of ships comprises all of the sectors that maximize the efficiency and physical condition of a vessel throughout its working life. The services we provide to our clients (ship-owners) are always in compliance with the requirements of industry regulators, recognized statutory bodies, the law of the proper Flag State and the places where the Vessel is required to trade.
  • We monitor the vessels' performance closely to ensure optimum operating efficiency. Further, ships under our care are inspected at regular intervals by the superintendent concerned to follow up on all aspects of shipboard operational matters and to maintain an active contact with the vessel.
  • We also always ensure that a strict approach to safety and security is maintained and we also promote a high consideration for the protection of the environment. All ships are operated in an environmentally safe manner and supervisors continually maintain safeguards against identified risks.
  • Our Long relations with first-class suppliers, workshops and marine service providers all over the world, ensure that our principals consistently receive reliable and high-quality service at the lowest possible price.
We ensure that our managed vessel achieves the following namely :

Safe and efficient cargo handling and cargo conditioning

  • Supervision of the maintenance, repair and general efficiency of the vessel Regular condition assessment, PSC Inspection Preparation. Budget control.
  • Certification and vetting.
  • Planned and project maintenance.
  • Charter Party Requirements without down time.
  • The provision of stores and spares for entire voyage.
  • Dry dock planning and supervision.
  • MSA Marine Services Pvt. Ltd. technical teams consisting of ship superintendents and marine officers who had been sailing as senior engineer on varies vessel with well experience in industry. As part of comprehensive service, we allocate technical superintendents to group of vessels to monitor the operation, performance and condition of the vessels.