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Marine Survey Services

BCTQ Marine Survey Services is involved in a wide variety of projects on superyachts around the world acting for owners, yachtbrokers, banks, lawyers and buyers.

As with every consultant within the BCTQ group, all our surveyors are fully qualified marine engineers, masters and naval architects, with extensive seagoing, ship management and design experience.

We understand the need for a fast and flexible service and therefore provide a worldwide rapid response programme delivering consistent, professional and efficient surveys on all categories of marine survey, including:

Pre-Purchase Inspections - providing full condition reports, tender evaluation and assistance with contract negotiations and sale dockings.

Classification Record Analysis - we have access to all the major classification society offices: LR, DNV, NKK, BV, ABS, RINA.

Hull and Machinery Damage - structural, machinery and third party damage.

Asset Protection - regular monitoring of yachts for banks and financial organisations.

Condition - P&I and insurance pre and post entry surveys.

Equipment Commissioning - we attend the manufacturing of new equipment intended for installation in newbuild and existing vessels, supervising construction and commissioning.

New Building - we offer a new building plan and approval and supervision services.

Conversion and Repair Project Management - major repair management and routine refit supervision.

BCTQ provides comprehensive and detailed reports on all surveys carried out and strives to deliver these in as shorter time frame as possible, depending on the size of the task and level of survey required.

Contact: John Waters at our Southampton Office on or Tel: +44 (0)2380 339449

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Range of Projects

Air Cushioned Barge - NCOC

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M.Y. Talitha G

Classic gentlemen’s yacht built in 1929
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T.S.M.V. Balmoral

Built in 1949 by J.I. Thornycroft & Company in Southampton, Balmoral is listed as part of the National Heritage Fleet
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P.S. Waverley

Built in 1946, Waverley is listed as part of the National Heritage Fleet
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T.S.S. Queen Mary

BCTQ advised the owner of this former Clyde triple screw turbine steamer
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S.S. Yavari

BCTQ provided the services of a naval architect/surveyor
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H.M.S. Warrior

BCTQ attended on board Oil Fuel Hulk C77 lying afloat at Pembroke Dock
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S.S. Great Britain

BCTQ conducted a full structural survey of this iron vessel
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55m ice-class expedition yacht built by Pendennis Shipyard
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71m diesel electric motor yacht
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78m Abeking and Rasmussen built motor yacht.
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115m Lurssen built motor yacht for worldwide cruising.
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119m innovative private motor yacht built at HDW Shipyard and suitable for world wide cruising.
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115m Explorer Yacht built by lloydwerft in Germany.
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162m Blohm & Voss built motor yacht with diesel electric propulsion and currently the world’s largest vessel intended for private use.
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Torpoint Ferries

Three 73m double ended Ro-Ro ferries providing a “floating bridge” service between Torpoint and Plymouth.
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Terra Marique

80m Multi-Purpose Diesel Electric Semi Submersible Pontoon buily by Damen Shipyard.
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Red Osprey / Red Falcon / Red Eagle

94m RoRo Ferry Fleet for Red Funnel in Southampton.
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39m Rapid Intervention Vessel, for response to any incident in the English Channel, built at the Remontowa Shipyard in Poland.
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Stavros S Niarchos and Prince William

Two 59m brigs designed for the Sail Training Association.
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Scillonian IV

79m RoRo Cargo & Passenger ferry.
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84m Multi Function Diesel Electric Buoy Handling Tender for Trinity House.
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James Clark Ross

99m Diesel-electric Antarctic Research Vessel, designed to operate in temperatures as low as minus 40°C.
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