1998 Burkhard Rasch founded IMCS’ office in Germany as owner and manager of IMCS Germany GmbH in Cuxhaven.
2000 Gunter Metzger joined Schiffsbesichtiger in Bremen und Bremerhaven Partnership of marine surveyors.
2008 he took over and continued business under the name Schiffsbesichtiger Kapitän Gunter Metzger ö. b. v. SV in Bremen.
2000 Frank Borsbach started fob-engineering office.
2011 he set up the engineer expert office Meyer-Borsbach in Bremen with Armin Meyer and continued after his partner’s demise.
2015 the prospective partners bundled their activities to give IMCS Germany a new boost.
As of 2016, IMCS Germany operates as a Partnership Company. While our existing service and local presence in Cuxhaven are fully maintained, we run our company office in Bremen. The relocation optimizes IMCS’ availability in the major German ports and inland.
IMCS group training facilities and its unique pool of competence meet our interest in technical advances. Our dedicated office team and four qualified surveyors and experts handle our core business
- Commercial surveys, e.g. on and off hire, bunker, draft, hold cargo worthiness, hatch weather tight integrity including ultrasonic testing, hatch sealing, DG, stowage and securing certificates
- Insurance surveys, e.g. ship risk assessment P&I and H&M, ship and cargo preloading, cargo, collision, ffo and pollution liability, ship and ship’s machinery damage, root cause analysis, repair cost assessment
- Court expertise in cargo, ship and ship’s machinery, naval architecture and marine engineering matters
- Maritime mediation
- Flag State inspections
- ISM audits
- ISPS training, STCW refresher courses.
We are ready to meet related demands and to develop tailor-made solutions for our customers, in particular combined nautical and technical assignments.
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Partnerschaft Rasch Metzger Borsbach Sachverständige
Partnership company, registered as partnership with Amtsgericht Bremen, registry number PR386 HB
VAT information: DE304124581
T +49 421 38927-20 (24/7)
F +49 421 38927-11
Partners authorized to represent:
Burkhard Rasch, Gunter Metzger, Frank Borsbach