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McDonald Marine Surveys Inc.

Marine Cargo surveys and draft surveys

Toronto Canada (worldwide survey available)

Dan McDonald, SAMS® AMS®
Principal Marine Surveyor
1- 416-670-1160 -Office & Mobile


McDonald Marine Surveys Inc. is a Mississauga (Toronto) Canada based company specializing in Marine Cargo Surveying. With over two decades of experience in the marine transportation industry, as a Merchant Marine Officer and Marine Cargo Surveyor, company founder, Captain Dan McDonald, ensures that all assignments are  handled in timely and professional manner. Some of his attributes include:

  • Over 20 years experience loading ships and conducting draft and cargo surveys

  • Surveyed over 20 million tons of cargo on behalf of clients

  • Successfully loaded and discharged over 10 million tons of cargo as ship's officer

  • Expert in providing accurate, detailed, and concise reporting

  • Experienced in Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Seaway, Arctic and world shipping

  • Master Mariner Certification and University degree

  • Member of the Company of Master Mariners of Canada

  • Member of The Marine Club of Canada

  • Member of the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (Accredited Marine Surveyor since 2005)

  • Completed training in fruit and vegetable inspection through The Ontario Produce Marketing Assn.

Some of our clients Include:

  • Steel Mills

  • Marine Terminals

  • Major Shipping Companies, Domestic and Foreign

  • Major Marine Survey Companies Worldwide

  • Marine Underwriters

  • Produce Importers/Shippers

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