Marine and Aviation

Marine Insurance is a unique field requiring specialist expertise to competently handle claims. Here at Technical Assessing we recognise that specialist expertise is required in order to obtain the best outcome for our clients, and have formed a group of specialist adjusters with marine insurance skills.

Our Marine adjusters have handled claims in all disciplines of marine insurance, including a number of high profile matters, including law enforcement, cyclone damages, naval losses, and public transportation. Our professional surveyors will work to achieve the best outcome in a time critical environment. Our clients can be assured that when we appoint surveyors to claims, they are suitably qualified and experienced to handle the matter.

Our services & expertise includes:

Cargo
· International and Domestic Sea/ Air/ Road/ Rail
· Carrier’s Liability
· Warehousing
· On-Hire/ Off-Hire Surveys
· Load and Discharge Surveys
· Salvage Management
· Condition Surveys
· Project Cargo

Hull
· Yacht and Pleasure Craft
· Commercial hull
· Catastrophe Response
· Ship Repairer’s Liability
· Salvage Management
· Personal Injury and Property Damage Liability

Property
· Marina Infrastructure/ Liability
· Aquaculture
· Personal Injury

Aviation
· Light Aircraft Assessing (G/A)
· Aviation Equipment and Machinery
· Salvage Management

SPECIALITY EXPERTS

Brendan Sears

Brendan Sears

NSW State Manager & Practice Leader - Marine

MTA Dip YachtSurv Cert IV, Aus & Int Trade Fac Cert III, Auto Light Mech

Brendan has over 12 years of experience in the maritime industry, and prior to joining Technical Assessing he was a Hull Technical Supervisor and Surveyor at Stream Group.

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Nick Ackers

Nick Ackers

TAS State Manager & Director

Assoc. Dip. Agric., Snr. Assoc ANZIIF, FCLA, FIFAA

Nick has some 30 years experience in loss adjusting and currently manages the day-to-day operations in Tasmania for Technical Assessing which comprises two offices and 10 staff.

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Simon Martin

Simon Martin

State Manager - WA & Senior Loss Adjuster

BEng (Mechanical & Electrical), LCGI, I.A.M.E

Simon is a Specialist Loss Adjuster at TAWA. Simon has both a construction and mechanical engineering background and has been working directly within the insurance industry for over 9 years and as a technical adviser to both the insurance and corporate industries for over 23 years.

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Robert Winter

Robert Winter

Executive Loss Adjuster

B.A. LLB. AICLA( Aff)

Rob was a practising Barrister and Solicitor, gaining extensive experience in prosecutions/litigation before joining an international loss adjusting practice in 1995.  Since then, Rob has investigated and reported on a wide range of employment and liability related events, acting for organisations serving all parts of the community.

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David Hamilton

David Hamilton

Senior Loss Adjuster

ACLA, Dip Loss Adjusting, ANZIIF (Senior Assoc) CIP

David joined the insurance industry in September 2000 beginning as a claims handler within the call centre environment and after being recognised for his depth of knowledge became a loss adjuster. He comes to Technical Assessing after 11 years with another major loss adjusting firm where his attention to detail and technical knowledge saw him appointed to large claims by various insurers.

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