marine surveyors, yacht, engineers, cargo, adjusters, hull, machinery, inspections
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Welcome to Alpha Marine Surveyors

Alpha Marine Surveyors is a professional organization comprised of Marine Engineers, Port Captains, USCG Merchant Marine Officers, Retired USNR Officers, and Hull & Cargo Surveyors.

We pride ourselves with being flexible and responsive to the needs of our customers and committed to providing the highest quality service.

Alpha Marine Surveyors President, Rolando R. Santos, is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point, New York. Mr. Santos has published technical papers on pollution control devices for Gas Turbines with the ASME - IGTI and presented same at technical conferences at Bournemouth, England and Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a Member of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, American Society of Naval Engineers, American Boat & Yacht Council and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers.

Our organization's success is based on the quality of it's highly qualified individuals. We have the resources, training, qualifications, and experience to meet the needs of the most demanding customers.

Company Profile

Marine Surveying

Hull & Machinery Quality Control Inspections Hull and Machinery Surveys
Cargo General Conditions Bunker Surveys
Yachts Outturn Surveys Draft Surveys
Intermodel Equipment Preshipment Surveys Loss and Damage Surveys
Cargo Surveys Tally Surveys Others
Bulk and Oil Products Surveys On hire/Off hire Surveys
 

Marine Engineering

Marine Refrigeration - Refrigeration Cool-Down Analysis

Port Captain Skills

Port engineering Skills

Claims Management & Subrogation

Technical Expertise & Testimony

Our organization is proud to be the only Marine Surveying Company that has conducted Research & Development projects. Alpha Marine Surveyors was responsible for the development of a Dry Low Nox Combustion Chamber for the Pratt & Whitney GG4A Combustion Gas Turbine and is also responsible for the development of a low pollutant burner for the disposal of waste oils and waste water.

Both items are Patent protected under # 5,628,184.

We are very pleased to have the opportunity to present our company to your organization and we are confident that you will find our capabilities and prices to be very competitive. At Alpha Marine Surveyors we pride ourselves with establishing the BENCHMARK by which other companies are measured.

We started our business in 1982 and have progressively grown and adapted to meet our clients need; which is professional service at competitive prices. We pride ourselves with being responsive and timely with our reports and service. If you have any specific needs please let us know; we create documents and forms at no additional cost to our customers.

Companies we currently represent

SHIPPING COMPANIES:

AMERICANA SHIPS LIMITED CCNI
COLUMBUS LINES CHINA OVERSEAS SHIPPING CO.
CHIQUITA BANANA CORP. CHO YANG
CP. Ships CROWLEY AMERICAN TRANSPORT
DOLE ECUADORIAN LINES
BANACOL K-LINE
HAMBURG SUD MAERSK - SEALAND LINE
MITSUI O.S.K. P&O/NEDLLOYD
OOCL SAFMARINE
SEABOARD MARINE TURBANA
CONTSHIP SERVIOCEAN
WESTERN BULK CARRIERS TROPICANA
ZIM LINES DEL MONTE FRESH FRUIT

AGENTS:

FAROVI SHIPPING INCHCAPE SHIPPING
KERR NORTON GULF & ATLANTIC
STRACHAN AGENCY EAST OVERSEAS
MAERSK GENERAL STEAMSHIPS
SEALAND

STEVEDORING:

UNIVERSAL MARITIME
FLORIDA STEVEDORING
COOPER T. SMITH

FREIGHT FORWARDERS / IMPORTERS:

EXPACK
HOWARD REEDER

UNDERWRITERS / P & I CLUBS / BROKERS:

TRIMAR ACE/INAMAR
AON GROUP OF FLORIDA, INC.  PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE
KEMPER INSURANCE USAA INSURANCE
FIREMANS FUND BOAT/U.S.
FOWLER & WHITE STATE FARM
ST. PAUL/TRAVELERS FOREMOST
ZURICH

EXPERT TESTIMONY/CONSULTATIONS

Vessel Sinkings Vessel Structural Failures
Fatalities Vessel Valuation
Vessel Fuel Oil Contamination Vessel Condition
Vessel collisions Vessel Inert Gas Systems
Vessel Refrigeration Systems Structural Failure Analysis of Intermodal Equipment
Main Engine Failure Analysis Combustion Control Analysis
Boiler Tube Failures Naval Architecture (small craft) 
Gas Turbine Blade Failures Steam Turbine Bearing Failures
Diesel Engine Bearing Failure Crankshaft Failures
Rotor Crack Detection R&D Diesel Engine/Gas Turbine coatings

CARGO SURVEYING

Dry Cargo Damage Refrigerated Cargo Damages
Bulk Cargo Damage Vehicle Inspections
Cargo Transfers L.Q.V. Inspections
Security Seal Checks/Counts  

Yachts & Small Craft Surveys

Damage Surveys Gear Box Failures
Engine Surveys Lower Unit Failures
Condition Surveys Fair Market Value Surveys

INTERMODAL EQUIPMENT SURVEYS:
(Dry Equipment and/or Refrigeration Units)

On-hires Off-hires
Mobile Crane Inspections Interchanges
In-service Inspections  

VESSEL RELATED SURVEYS:

Loading & Discharge Surveys Ro/Ro Loading & Discharge  Surveys
Barge Inspections Security Seal Checks
Vessel On & Off Hires Evaluation of Tug & Barge Tow

SPECIAL CALCULATIONS & INVESTIGATIONS:

Refrigeration Unit Cool-Down Analysis Center of Gravity Calculations
Velocity versus Turning Radius Wind Velocity Impact of Side of Vessel
Fuel Oil Temperature Correction Vessel Studies (Ro/Ro) Toward Equip Damages
Vessel Ops Studies Toward Equip Damages  

CUSTOMIZED SERVICES:

Database (Equipment & Cargo Claims) Cargo Claims Management
Cargo Claims Subrogation Vessel Loading Guides

DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS / INVESTIGATIONS:

R.A.M.P. (reliability availability maintenance program) M.T.B.F. (mean time between failures)
Histograms M.T.T.R. (mean time to repair)
Weibull Analysis Reliability Growth Analysis
Performance testing of Motor, Gas Turbine & Steam Vibration Analysis of Rotating Components


 

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