August 24 - Project cargo pre-shipment surveys will be a core service provided by Braemar Marine, a new subsidiary launched by Braemar Shipping Services.

Braemar Marine, which commenced operations on August 1st, will provide diverse marine surveying and adjusting services to the global maritime, transportation risk and insurance markets, from its headquarters in Atlanta, USA.

The company has also established offices in Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, Seattle and London to enhance existing group marine surveying and adjusting capabilities in Latin America, Australasia and the Far Fast.

The operation is led by John Tirel, executive vice president, with the assistance of Chris Lunda, vice president of Global Development. Both John and Chris are based in Atlanta.

In addition to project cargo pre-shipment surveys Braemar Marine's core services will be: Marine cargo surveys and adjustment; Loss control management; H & M surveys and adjustment; P & I representation; Third Party Claims Administration services; Subrogation and Recovery.

Nigel Carpenter, chief executive officer of Braemar Marine and CEO of fellow Braemar Shipping Services Group company Braemar Steege, said: "Due to the similarity of services, Braemar Marine is a perfect fit with our other marine and energy operations.