Sara Heidmann is at the head of the survey agency. She has been a Chief Engineer and a Ship Engineer for more than 15 years, within various companies in the shipping, yachting and naval engineering industry, for vessels up to 360 meters and with propulsive power of more than 70 000 kw.
Sara Heidmann sailed for several shipowners, including Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, Bourbon Offshore Surf, SNCM and also for private owners of yachts and mega yachts.
As a Ship Engineer, Sara Heidmann prepared and followed up drydocks both in Europe and Asia, and took part in shipbuilding projects for private owners of yachts and mega yachts, but also for CMA CGM company and the French Navy.
She also dealt with the implementation of a computer-aided maintenance management tool (CAMM – Computer Assisted Management and Maintenance) on-board offshore vessels and
was also involved in the setting of a predictive and preventive maintenance organization.
Sara Heidmann is a graduate of the Merchant Navy, and also a licensed all propulsive power vessels Chief Engineer. She is certified by the LLOYD’s Marine Institute “Marine & Insurance Claims”.
« Thanks to my experience as an on-board Chief Engineer, I have a better understanding of the technical problems linked to the damages and their progress (on human and technical sides)”.
years of experience
Technical skills +
– Large & small Pleasure craft
– Commercial vessel
– Naval architecture
– Propulsion system
– Auxiliary machinery system
– A.C generator system
– Hull survey
– Dry-dock, repair, refit, retrofit
– International regulation
Code of conduct, Ethics, the duty of care:
– Independence, Integrity and Objectivity
– Technical mastery and Analytical, problemsolving mind
Any mission requiring a specific skill that is not mastered by the surveyor, will be refused.
If ever needed, and with the principals’ agreement, a marine consultant may be approached to deal with matters being out of the surveyor’s sphere of competence.
Commitment to ongoing maintenance of skills.