|Nautical Services, Inc|
Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA
Dennis Heine, SAMS® AMS®
Accredited Marine Surveyor®
Serving primarily the Gulf Coast of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and the Florida Panhandle, to include travel to other States, Regions and Countries as requested. Previous travel experience includes; most U.S states, Australia, Turkey, Puerto Rico, Greece and the Dominican Republic.
All surveys exceed the general requirement for survey standards utilizing ABYC and NFPA standards, as well as USCG CFR’s, and exceed all pre-requisites pertaining to financial and Insurance underwriting requirements.|
Dennis Heine SAMS® AMS® has been involved in and around the Marine industry for over Forty years.
Dennis began mentoring under his father who was a Marina/repair yard manager in the 70's, as well as a partner in a marine surveying firm, later developed and started what was likely the first public high school marine engine program in the country, then ultimately became one of the most dedicated and respected Test Engineers for a world class yacht builder in the country in the late 80’s and 90’s.
Dennis inspired to follow in his father's foot-steps utilizing the knowledge gained growing up in a yachting marine environment, building and operating vessels under the mentorship of his Father, later subsequently interning for several of the country's premier south Florida repair yards and multi-state yacht builders. Such duties included: General yard yacht repair and maintenance related duties for various repair facilities in south Florida, multiple yacht manufacture systems technician, mechanical and electrical systems installations, mechanical propulsion and peripheral systems builder, design and installation project engineer, warranty service field co-manager, project field manager including warranty and warranty modifications, new vessel run-outs, systems testing and vessel deliveries.
Today, Dennis Heine is a full time SAMS® Accredited Marine Surveyor® with 12 years full time surveying experience and almost 20 years in the marine claims and surveying field specializing in Pre-purchase, Condition & Valuation, Damage/failure analysis and cause of loss survey inspections with a heavy focus on Pre-purchase surveys. Performance/handling and Consulting are by-products of the aforementioned unless expressly engaged in a type of consulting refit.
All surveys exceed the general requirement for survey standards utilizing ABYC and NFPA standards, as well as USCG CFR’s, and exceed all pre-requisites pertaining to financial and Insurance underwriting requirements.
We provide and produce to the best of our ability on every survey, an unbiased survey inspection, as well as an unbiased opinion of the vessels Market Value, with understandable written deficiency descriptions (often identified with pictures) and repair procedure recommendations to those deficiencies.
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