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Van Ameyde McAuslands, began as McAusland & Turner, a UK marine surveying and consulting firm, back in 1888.

We are the oldest Marine Surveying and Consulting firm in continuous operation in the Port of Hull and are synonymous with quality being a regulated Lloyd’s Agent and accredited to ISO 9001:2015. Our surveyors and consultants bring a unique blend of expertise and are represented in various professional bodies.

McAuslands joined Van Ameyde’s marine network in 2019 and provide marine services across the globe, with offices in UK and overseas with an ambitious international expansion strategy.

Services include:

  • Marine consultancy
  • Risk assessment and loss prevention
  • Super yachts and pleasure craft
  • Cargo
  • Fuel and liquid cargoes
  • Car and vehicle inspections
  • Hull and machinery
  • Casualty investigation
  • Academy

Find out more here: Van Ameyde McAuslands.

Albert Weatherill

Albert Weatherill, Managing Director

Following a sea-going career on refrigerated vessels, ro-ro, and the world’s largest floating fish meal factory up to the rank of chief officer, Albert joined McAuslands in 1982.

Albert is a skilled investigator and negotiator and is regularly appointed as an expert witness on a variety of cases. He has also published numerous articles on the carriage of steel cargoes as well as guidelines for surveyors. He also co-authored the Standard Club’s handbook for steel products.