Latest News and Announcements

Here you can keep up to date on the day-to-day running and announcements of Braemar and the latest news stories affecting our organisation. Click on the news story for more information.


01 August 2015

Accident & Repair - Technical Report (BYS)

Stefano Scarpa, Braemar Yacht Services, outlines some of the instances where superyachting accidents occur and how the crew and the vessel can be compromised, and compares them with how these instances can differ in commercial shipping.

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17 June 2015

Marine insurance claims professionals enjoy a day out with BraemarSA

Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association), (“Braemar SA”), the international multi-disciplinary marine surveyors and consultants, invited a number of its clients on a hair raising white water rafting adventure by getting them to tackle a 300 metre Grade 4 Olympic Standard Competition Course at the Lee Valley White Water Centre at Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, UK.

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20 April 2015

Braemar SA appoints Tim Lewis as “Director, Ports & Harbours”

Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association), (“Braemar SA”), the international multi-disciplinary marine surveyors and consultants, has announced that Mr Tim Lewis has today been appointed to the newly created position of “Director, Ports & Harbours”.

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14 April 2015

BraemarSA expand teams in Cape Town, Miami and Abu Dhabi

BraemarSA has recently recruited a number of new technical staff to complement our teams in Cape Town, Miami, and Abu Dhabi.

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31 March 2015

BraemarSA open new office in Turkey

Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association), (“Braemar SA”), the international multi-disciplinary marine surveyors and consultants, has created a permanent presence in Turkey through the establishment of a new subsidiary Company and the opening of an office in Istanbul.

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18 March 2015

BraemarSA appoint Sujith Mathew to Abu Dhabi office

We are pleased to announce the recruitment of Sujith Mathew who has joined the Abu Dhabi team as Principal Naval Architect/ Marine Surveyor.

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16 March 2015

Recruitment of Tony Beveridge (Yacht Specialist, Miami)

We are pleased to announce the recruitment of Tony Beveridge, who has over 20 years maritime related experience and who will be working out of the Miami Office, primarily as a Yacht Specialist.

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10 October 2014

Ice melt leads to changing needs

"2014 Informa plc. This article first appeared in Maritime Risk International

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26 September 2012


Underwriters should be asking more questions at the time of placing or renewing marine insurance to reduce the risk of major incidents and cut unnecessary costs, suggests Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association).

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30 May 2012

Braemar Launch Marine Salvage Support Operation

Incident response and environmental clean-up specialist Braemar Howells and its sister company Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association) are to work together to provide a 24-hour global response capability to the world’s shipping and marine insurance sectors.

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30 May 2012

Salvage of Ultra-Large Vessels

The grounding of the Costa Concordia last January raised a number of important issues, not least about cruise ship design, operation and the more emotive matter of crew competency. But as this giant behemoth lies on its side at the entrance to this picturesque harbour, industry debate is starting to focus on the issue of the accelerating size of today’s ships and how they can be salved.

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24 November 2011

Principal Surveyor Andre Jones has died aged 56

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Andre Jones our Principal Surveyor in Hong Kong died recently of a heart attack. Many of you will have known Andre over a number of years during his long involvement with the Company and know that you will all join us in sending our condolences to Andre’s wife Sarah and their children Rachel and Matthew. Andre was just 56.

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18 August 2011

Salvage Association maintains identity

WHEN I think of The Salvage Association, an image of tortured machinery and mangled steel swim into mind. I know it’s a bit simplistic and far from accurate these days, but SA surveyors to me have always seemed a bit like heart specialists in the medical profession: if you have to call them in, you are in serious trouble.

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18 August 2011


Braemar Shipping Services plc's penetration of the global marine and offshore services sectors continues to develop with the bringing together of its business units under the umbrella control of the Braemar Technical Services (BTS) division.

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20 July 2011

Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association) is set to capitalise on extensive global network

Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) is poised to expand its marine surveying and consultancy services following its recent buy-out by Braemar Shipping Services plc. The company is looking forward to taking advantage of the wider group’s extensive global office network to broaden its existing international expert marine surveying and consultancy service.

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10 May 2011

Braemar Shipping Services plc acquires BMT Marine & Offshore Surveys Ltd

BMT Marine & Offshore Surveys which incorporates The Salvage Association and Murray Fenton are delighted to announce that the business and assets of the company have been acquired by Braemar Shipping Services plc, a leading international provider of shipbroking, consultancy, technical, logistics and other services to the shipping and energy industries.

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24 April 2011

Salvaging of today’s Ultra-Large Vessels

If you thought that today’s containerships were large at over 400 metres long and 56 metres wide and capable of carrying 14,770teus, then watch out. The latest order penned by Maersk Line is for a series of 10 behemoths capable of carrying 18,000 teus and the fear is that the big is beautiful race may not stop there.

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10 March 2011

Quaerite vera - "seek the truth"

Building upon Braemar's position in the Americas Richard Gayton - Regional Director for the Americas

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