Cargo handling equipment and infrastructure

Wherever cargo is on the move, on land, at sea, in ports, container and bulk terminals, distribution centres etc., incidents may occur. Due to extremely bad weather, fire, equipment operating faults, mechanical faults, fatigue, poor workmanship/design, equipment and facility owners may be exposed to high costs for repairs, demurrage and salvage.

Comprehensive knowledge and field of expertise

Marintec Expertise B.V. provides impartial surveys and comprehensive loss prevention of machinery and facilities covering:

  • Ship-to-shore cranes
  • (Automated) stacking cranes
  • Straddle and shuttle carriers
  • Automated Guide Vehicles
  • Reach stackers
  • Terminal trucks and chassis
  • Fork lift trucks
  • Empty container handlers
  • Reefer landings
  • Dumpers
  • Bulldozers/Bob cats
  • Docks and Berths
  • Quays
  • Jetties
  • Dolphins
  • RoRo ramps
  • Ship loaders
  • Elevators
  • Wagon loaders
  • Conveyors
  • Locomotives and rolling stock
  • Rail and infrastructure


Our investigations are not confined to assessing the nature, extent and the cause of damage. If requested we will advise our principals in liability matters with regard to parties involved.

Focus will be on:

  • Applicable legislation
  • Lease and purchase contracts, guarantee conditions, delivery conditions
  • Terms and conditions of applicable insurance policies
  • Installation, test and commission terms
  • CE- standardization certificates
  • Repair and maintenance history, inspection certificates
  • Upgrades and modifications of the equipment and facilities
  • Safety systems
  • Operational conditions

Marintec Expertise BV

Europaweg 875
3199 LD Maasvlakte
Port number 8200, building 5
+31 (0)181 36 36 00 - (24/7)

Management & Accountancy

Burgemeester Hazenberglaan 403
3078 HG Rotterdam
+31 (0)10 479 59 55

VAT no. NL 812384726B01
CoC no. 24352979
IBAN NL69 RABO 0316878413