Henderson Marine Bangladesh Ltd



Since its beginning in 1997, HI Group in Bangladesh has performed over 1000 high level jobs for Bangladeshi and international interests including surveys, inspections, accidents investigations, claim management and claim settlement services. HI Group in Bangladesh has been serving major International Group P&I Clubs, Other Hull and Machinery and P&I Underwriters, insurance brokers, maritime legal firms, shipowners, charterers, exporters and importers.

Survey And Inspection:

Routine Survey and Inspection:

  1. Draft Survey
  2. Cargo Tally
  3. Continuous Monitoring and Out-turn survey

Petroleum Cargo – quantity and quality survey

Pre-shipment inspection

Loss Prevention Survey

P&I and H&M Condition Survey of vessels

Commercial Survey

  1. Pre-purchase survey of vessel
  2. On and Off hire survey
  3. Bunker survey and Bunker Detective services.

Specialized Survey:

  1. Accident including personal injury
  2. Collision/allision
  3. cargo damage
  4. Shipboard incidence and damage to machinery
  5. JH 143 survey
  6. Insurance Warranty Survey
  7. Towage approval

Superintendency and Consultancy

  1. Shipping and maritime business consultancy.
  2. Ship acquisition, insurance and operations.
  3. Ship Demolition Technical Consultancy.
  4. Machinery installation or replacement.
  5. Port Captaincy.
  6. Drydocking or repair superintendency.
  7. New building supervision and project management.
  8. Non Destructive Testing and thickness gauging.

Our Clients

Ship Design and Engineering

HMBL can provide full consultancy and project management in new building through the Henderson International, Engineering Design and Naval Architecture (EDNA) Division for the private and government sectors alike.

The Henderson Range of Services:-

Concept design, project estimation, tender document development including outline commercial contract.

Detailed design and drawings meeting all major Classification Societies and Flag State requirements·

Production drawings, as fitted documentation and final drawings of the build.

Naval Architecture Services - intact and damage stability calculations, conducting lightship survey, inclining experiment, resistance and powering calculations, and structural analysis, including hull longitudinal strength etc.

Marine Piping System Design in 2D and 3D·

Electrical Systems Design Site Supervision and Project Management on behalf of Owners.

Claim Handling

Henderson Bangladesh has vast experience in claim handling in Bangladesh. Henderson’s claim handling started in 1998 when the then Terra Nova P&I appointed Henderson Bangladesh as their correspondent after a successful claim negotiation on their behalf. Since then Henderson has been gradually building its capabilities in terms of human resources and infrastructure to provide a full spectrum correspondent and claim management services.

Henderson is result focused and enjoys high client confidence. There are experienced marine professionals and staff with legal qualification to provide effective and timely advice on potential claim matters. In 2013 Henderson handled a number of claims on behalf of several IG P&I Clubs and H&M underwriters.

Henderson Bangladesh has a network of practicing senior lawyers to manage marine cases on behalf of clubs and other principals, including foreign shipowners, charterers, law firms and other interested parties. HIBL accepts legal cases in the capacity of case managers and technical consultants and only when no conflict of interest is present.