Damage & Claims Advanced - Course Description

The course is designed for the Marine Surveyor who is presently engaged in, or has experience in the damage and claims segment of the profession.  This program supplements and advances the knowledge and skills gained in the Fundamentals of the Damage and Claims Survey program which is a prerequisite for this program. The course goal is to provide the surveyor with an in-depth focus in particular areas of concern that are critical to overall professional success in this specialty area.

 Topics include:
  • Salvage and Towage
  • In Depth Mechanical – Gasoline and Diesel Engines
  • Evidence Preservation
  • Subrogation Defenses
  • Origin and Causes of Fire/Explosion
  • Electrical Systems Related to Cause
  • Civil Liability
  • Numerous Case Studies on topics covered