DLS is a Full Service marine surveying company. The Hull & Machinery group has expertise in most facets of vessel hull and machinery surveying and consulting, including hull and machinery damage, project cargo loading and securing and trips-in-tow, on and off hire, bunker and ship deadweight surveys, salvage, project management, and expert witness reports and testimony. In association with the hull and machinery surveyors, the accredited appraisers perform appraisals on marine assets and marine associated assets for a range of customers interested in maritime financial matters.

The Cargo group is involved in loading and discharge surveys, loss prevention, pre- and post-shipment consulting and review and loss adjusting.

Inland specializes in inland barge movements, particularly pre- and post-load inspections, and fleet walkaround inspections.

DLS is committed to workplace safety, which is reflected in our company safety manual. We have been recognized by the Louisiana Workers Compensation Corporation (LWCC) by receiving the SAFE WORKPLACE AWARD that was granted to less than 2% of more than 3,000 companies insured by LWCC. We have also received the McDermott Marine Construction & Offshore Division SUBCONTRACTOR SAFETY AWARD. DLS has a random drug-screening program in effect. We maintain all insurance coverages normally required by our clientele.

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Louisiana – (504) 835-8505
Texas – (713) 330-3388
Florida – (813) 741-0404
Virginia – (757) 759-3855