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MTD provide a wide variety of marine, scientific, engineering and surveying expertise to the Marine Industry. These include pre-inspections and surveys of bulk cargoes, draft surveys, claims investigation and management.

We specialise in shortage and contamination investigations, mitigation, fire and explosion investigations, metallurgical & corrosion analysis, material failure investigation, thickness testing and corrosion assessment of vessel structures.

In addition to our own staff surveyors, we also use a controlled network of agent surveyors located globally.

We have been involved in the investigation of thousands of oil and petrochemical shortage and contamination claims.

With our long history in the Coal Industry, we deal with a variety of incidents arising from coal and coke including wet damage, gas release, spontaneous combustion and cargo shortage

Our expertise extends to other bulk solids including cement, concentrates, fertilizers, grains and ores.

We assess shortages and contaminations arising on all of the above commodities and assist with many of the World’s problem cargoes, notably fish meal, DRI and Sulphur.

We also provide risk management advice and run specialist courses covering the handling and carriage of oil, chemical and steel cargoes.

The MTD philosophy is to provide an independent service for either insurers’ or owners’ interests.

For more information on how we may assist your industry please use the links below:

For more information about the services we provide please get in touch.

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Metallurgy & Materials Science Brochure


Composite Inspection Brochure


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