Marine Surveying Services

The Shearer Group, Inc. offers marine surveying and construction oversight services to vessel owners, charterers, and operators. This provides The Shearer group, Inc. with a comprehensive picture of a client’s operation, and allows us to deliver on their specific needs and desires. These services can be in support of new construction projects, modifications, regularly scheduled dry dockings or more comprehensive maintenance periods. Satisfied Shearer Group, Inc. clients understand the value of having one cohesive team that includes naval architects, marine engineers and marine surveyors, to accomplish all of these phases of vessel creation and optimization.

Specific marine surveying services include but are not limited to:

  • Construction Oversight
  • Project Cargo Loadouts
  • Heavy Lift
  • Trip in Tow
  • Damage Assessment
  • Incident Response
  • Technical Support
  • Hull and Machinery
  • On & Off Charter
  • Crane Barge Inspections
  • Dry Dock Certifications

Construction Oversight

The Shearer Group, Inc. has extensive experience in on-site owner representation and construction observation of marine vessels. The Shearer Group, Inc. has provided construction oversight services to both public and private operators. Projects have included deadweight surveys, inclining experiments, stability analyses, bow door structural modifications, seakeeping analyses and performance prediction.

Specific construction oversight services include but are not limited to:

  • Schedule Review
  • Quality Assurance
  • Welding Inspections
  • Monthly Progress Reports
  • Vessel Inspections
  • Shipyard Deliverables Review
  • Regulatory Liaison Change Order Management
  • Progress Payment Assurance
  • Testing and Trial Program Development and Implementation
  • Systems and Equipment Testing and Validation
  • Record Keeping
  • Digital Photo Documentation

The Shearer Group, Inc. is a full-service naval architecture, marine engineering and marine surveying firm specializing in commercial vessel design and consulting.

Core Values

  • Technical Excellence
  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Centric
  • Engineering Ethics
  • Professionalism
  • Responsibility


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The Shearer Group, Inc.
3118 Harrisburg Blvd., Suite 100
Houston, TX 77003

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