A.R. Brink & Associates

143 Maydon Road, Maydon Wharf, Durban, 4001, South Africa
The following is a brief outline of some of the various types of survey and consultancy work undertaken: Draught Surveys. On and Off Hire Surveys. Hatch and Tank Cleanliness Surveys. Bunker Surveys. Cargo Condition Surveys on behalf of Shippers, Receivers, Vessel’s Owners or Charterers, Insurance Underwriters and P & I Clubs. Ship’s Condition Surveys for P & I Clubs and/or Pre Purchase requirements. Ship Machinery/Failures/Hull damage and/or Repair Superintendence. Preparation/Modification of Ship Stability Data. Cargo Superintendence. Stability Calculations. Bulk Sampling. Bulk Liquid Surveys. Cargo Measurement Surveys. Lashing/Securing Surveys on General and Containerised Cargoes. Container Condition Surveys. Yacht Surveys. Marine Project Management. Underwater Hull Inspections and/or Cleaning Supervision. Ultrasonic testing of Hatch Covers for Watertight Integrity Verification. Flag State Annual Safety Inspections.

Company Staff

Allen Brink
Allen Brink formed A R Brink & Associates in 1983 in order to provide the local South African shipping Industry with a prompt, reliable and cost effective marine consultancy and Surveying Service. the operation has grown from strength to strength and to date conducts survey work not only for local South African clients but also for a large number of world-wide Principals.
Chris Van Heerden
Types of surveys undertaken: Breakbulk and Bulk Cargoes, Containers, General and Container Cargoes, Marine Insurance Claims (cargo), P and I Club Surveys (cargo)
John de Freitas
Growth of the client base and survey requirements resulted in John de Freitas joining the partnership in 1988. Professionalism and Report Presentation, coupled with direct marketing has resulted in A R Brink and Associates not only conducting consultancy and survey work for Shipowners, Charterers, Shipbrokers, Shippers, Exporters, Traders, Underwriters, Flag States, but also for a large number of Protection and Indemnity Associations. A R Brink & Associates has recently been appointed as a Correspondent for several of these P+I Club Associations.