Marine Surveyors & Consultants

With offices in Ireland and the UK we operate throughout Europe to offer a personal service to clients seeking marine surveys and technical consultancy.

We cover merchant ships, work boats, passenger boats, fishing and leisure craft.

We are,

  • Professional ship and boat surveyors with the competencies, experience and equipment to undertake both large and small craft surveys
  • Yacht surveyors experienced with fibreglass, wood, steel and aluminium sailing yachts and motor boats.
  • MCA Code of Practice Examiners and Accredited Vessel Inspectors
  • Experienced working for and with leading Classification Societies and Flag States
  • Experienced in the application of Class Rules, International Maritime Conventions and National Codes of Practice
  • Experienced ISM/ISPS Auditors and MLC Inspectors
  • Accountable for what we say, write and do, we are conscientious, independent and we follow through on our commitments  

Images used on this website are from Derry Connell Marine's own archives.

Latest News

Carbon Monoxide Hazard

A recent fatality in Cardiff which occurred on a motor cruiser while tied up alongside a pontoon  with engine running and cockpit enclosed highlights the danger of carbon monoxide on small craft.

LPG Explosion on Vertue 25

The recently published report into to the loss of the Laurent Giles Vertue PEGASUS earlier this year whilst on a swinging mooring in Galway Bay concludes that the explosion was most likely as a result of the gas hose  "..... becoming loose or partially detached ...... " from the cooker tail allowing gas to flow into the bilges. The report also suggests that  "...had a gas alarm been installed .....  it would have sounded ..... and could have prevented the events that followed".