With an industry need for quality survey, Captain Steve Hawthorne and founded HKIMS. With over 12 years as Surveyor with Braemar Technical Services in both Singapore and Hong Kong he knows the region well.

During his time with Braemar, Steve was involved in numerous marine casualty investigations and in warranty work, general claims and condition surveys throughout the Far East Region. 

We typically charge an extremely competitive local or international hourly rate dependent on the type of work being conducted.

We welcome you to contact us for a quote, noting that we can consider block fees, dependent on the client’s expectations and requirements.

We strive to maintain all expenses as low as possible and at cost, and we never include unnecessary additions.

As a family run business we work hard to ensure that our work matches our clients requirements


Examples of OUR SERVICES:

  • Hull and Machinery Survey
  • Yacht Survey
  • Damage and Incident Investigation
  • Pre-purchase, Risk and Condition Inspection
  • Container Stack Collapse and Incident Investigation
  • P&I Club Entry Survey
  • Damage Cargo Survey
  • Reefer Container Survey
  • Pre-load out and Project Cargo Warranty Survey
  • Risk and Damage Assessment
  • Cold Case Reveiw