Grounding on reef
BMT was appointed by a yacht insurance broker to assist in the grounding of a motor yacht on a reef at a remote location in the Caribbean. BMT organised the removal of oil from the yacht, stopped the leakage and salvaged the yacht.
Investigation into the cause of sinking
BMT was appointed by a yacht insurance broker to investigate the sinking of a sailing yacht near the Fiji Islands. A technical yacht expert was sent to the site to carry out investigations inside the wreck at 60m depth.
Defective lifting keel
BMT was engaged by a new build shipyard following complaints by the owner of a newly built 75 foot, high performance sailing yacht with regard to functioning of the hydraulic lifting keel. On basis of the investigations (including sea trials), the root cause of the incident could be reported.
BMT was engaged to advise on the costs for the refit work performed by a shipyard on a motor yacht. BMT participated in several inspections and meetings, on the basis of which lawyers eventually worked out a settlement.