Ericson & Richards (M. E.)

511, Al Mubarak Center, Al Arooba Street, Sharjah
Ericson & Richards (M. E.) has been serving the maritime industry in UAE as registered Marine Surveyors and Loss Assessors since 1993. With qualified surveyors, adequate local knowledge and strategic office locations in Sharjah and Fujairah, we are well placed to serve the needs of the industry all over the UAE and in the Middle East. Ericson & Richards (M. E.) was conceived in 1993, and has over the years, proved it's excellence in the marine surveying field. We are a dedicated team of professional surveyors with experience in carrying out surveys / inspections on behalf of our clients, which include leading P&I Clubs, Ship Owners, Charterers, Underwriters and Loss Adjusters. Speed of response, prompt and factual reporting, ethical practices, and outstanding service to our clients are the core values of our organization. We are confident that with our unique blend of experience in shipping, insurance, risk management and logistics, we can undertake a vast variety of assignments and perform them with complete diligence, while maintaining our ethical values. With our vast network of Associates all over the world, we are capable of mustering the best local expertise at short notice, which can prove to be of utmost assistance to our clients.

Company Staff

D. R. Antia
Master Mariner
Capt. D. R. Antia has over 25 years of sailing experience onboard various vessels, and started the company in 1993. He is the driving force that made Ericson & Richards (M. E.) a company whose name is synonymous with professionalism, trust and ethics. As a leader, his experience and knowledge are vital to the team. Capt. D. R. Antia specializes in Flag state inspections, Accident investigations, P&I surveys, H&M surveys, Audits and Cargo surveys.
G. Vaidyanathan
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Surveyor
Mr. Vaidyanathan has been with the company for over 13 years, and has a total of more than 30 years of surveying experience. A dedicated professional, his experience and local knowledge are invaluable. He is based in Fujairah, and specializes in Draught surveys, On/Off hire surveys, Bunker surveys and Container surveys.
Gary Mercado
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Surveyor
Gary has been a surveyor with Ericson & Richards (M. E.) since 2007, and has over 15 years of experience as a surveyor. He is a dedicated surveyor, and brings a positive energy with him to the team. Gary specializes in Bunker surveys, Container surveys, Draught surveys, Cargo measurements and On/Off hire surveys.
Mozard Antia
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Master Mariner
Capt. Mozard Antia has over 10 years of sailing experience onboard Bulk carriers, Container carriers, Log carriers and General cargo vessels. He has been with Ericson & Richards (M. E.) since 2006, and is a dynamic personality, bringing a young and fresh perspective to the company. Capt. Mozard Antia specializes in Flag state inspections, H&M surveys, P&I surveys, Ship evaluations and Cargo superintendency.
Sam Chapgar
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Master Mariner & Lead Auditor (QMS)
Capt. Sam Chapgar has 28 years of sailing experience onboard Bulk carriers, Container vessels, Oil tankers, LASH ships and Forest product carriers. He joined Ericson & Richards (M. E.) in 2007. The experience and dedication that he brings with him, makes him an invaluable member of the team. Capt. Chapgar specializes in Flag state inspection, Warranty inspections, P&I surveys, H&M surveys, Accident investigations, Audits and Pre-purchase inspections.