ABOUT US

Founded in 1885, E.L. Johnson's Sons & Mowat Ltd., are one of the longest established Marine Cargo Surveyors in the UK. We are also one of the three founding members of the British Association of Cargo Surveyors, all our Surveyors are qualified members of this association, along with multiple other Professional Associations and Committees.

 

E.L. Johnson's are well experienced in all types of independent surveys related to the marine cargo insurance market, such as quantity, condition, pre-shipment, loading and discharge, damage,  and risk assessment. Covering the UK and Europe, with Associates Worldwide.

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IN TRANSIT

Inspections of cargo whilst still in Transit. Including Vessels at Portside, and Trailers/Containers at roadside.

PRE-SHIPMENT / LOADIING

Inspection of goods prior to shipment.

Witnessing loading and securing of cargo.

STORAGE

Inspection during/after delivery/discharge/de-stuffing.

Including theft investigation and damage assessments.

DELIVERY / DISCHARGE

Witnessing discharge of bulk goods from Vessel, de-stuffing or Containers and Trailers. Measuring quantity and conditions.

SERVICES

Independent Cargo Surveys (quantity, condition, damage, theft, loading, and unloading) carried out on a wide range of cargoes, including:

OUR WORK

GALLERY

CONTACT

Please do not hesitate to contact  us using the form below .

You can also contact us via our  24 hour Telephone Number and Email Address.

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"EYES AND EARS" OF OUR PRINCIPALS

CARGO SURVEYS

Independent Cargo Surveys carried out on all Cargoes, including quantity, condition, damage, loading, and unloading.

Examination of all aspects of loss prevention, risk assessment, warehouse inspections, investigations, and immigrant load analysis.

ASSOCIATES WORLDWIDE

We have a close association with Surveyors located in many countries of the World to assist clients where and when required, all reporting is handled through our Principal Offices in the UK and Belgium.

EXPERTISE

We have extensive experience and knowledge of the marine cargo insurance market, and all our Surveyors are members of various Professional Associations including the British Association of Cargo Surveyors, British International Freight Association, and  Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, and International Meat Trade Association.

OUR BUSINESS FOCUS

E.L. Johnson's Sons & Mowat Ltd are committed to providing a Professional and Competent service to all of our Principals.

We are highly experienced in handling surveys in difficult and challenging circumstances throughout the UK, EU, and further afield.

OUR SERVICES

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

CARGO SURVEYS

SALVAGE OF DISTRESSED LOADS

LOSS PREVENTION / RISK ASSESSMENT

LIABILITY CLAIMS

OUR WORK

CONTAINER SHIPMENTS

One of the biggest industries in the world, there are approximately 17 million Containers in the world of varying types, making around 200 million trips a year.

 

That's a lot of cargo with potential problems...

via Sea, Train, or Truck

ROAD HAULAGE INDUSTRY

80% of freight within the UK is moved by road.

We can inspect and assist with Containers, Trailers, and other carrying vehicles at any stage of transit.

We are also able to assist with Carrier's Liability Claims (RHA & CMR), investigations into Immigrant affected loads, and theft investigations.

Containers, Reefer Containers, and Trailers

WAREHOUSES AND STORAGE

We are well experienced and knowledgeable in the storage and handling of a wide range of goods in storage facilities of all types (hot, ambient, chilled, and frozen)

We also carry out Warehouse and Facility suitability surveys, loss prevention, theft investigations and risk/insurance assessments.

Warehouse Storage and Cold Storage

DISTRESSED CARGOES

Damaged cargoes may be rejected and/or deemed as not suitable for the originally intended purpose or Customer.

We are highly regarded in the Inspection, Valuation and Disposal or Sale of these distressed Cargoes in order to assist with mitigation of the loss experienced.

Salvage, Inspection, Valuation, and Disposal

COMMODITIES

Including: Coffee, Cocoa, Nuts, Grains, Sugar, Tea, Spices, Cereals, Chemicals, Natural and Synthetic Wool

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

Including: Apples, Bananas, Citrus Fruits, Melon, Nectarines, Peaches, Peppers, Pineapples, Plums, Potatoes, Onions

FROZEN AND CHILLED PRODUCTS

Including: Meats, Fish, Dairy Products, Prepared Foods, Pharmaceuticals, Liquid Products

MATERIALS

Including: Steel, Timber, Plywood, Paper, Textiles, Plastics, Hides, Plastic Granules, Rare Metals

ALL SURVEY ENQUIRIES WELCOMED

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TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

Including: Mechanical / Electrical Machinery, Computers, Server Units, Aircraft Engines, CAT Machines, Diving Equipments, Gensets

DEDICATED TO PROVIDING A PROFESSIONAL, RELIABLE SERVICE

We are committed to providing a Professional, Competent, and Independent service to our Principals.

Instructions are acknowledged within 24 hours and Surveys are carried out as soon as possible.

FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF CARGO SURVEYORS

The British Association of Cargo Surveyors (BACS), founded in 1992, is a UK organisation dedicated solely to the Cargo Surveying Profession.

E.L. Johnson's Sons & Mowat Ltd are one of the three Founding Members of BACS and all of our Surveyors are qualified Members of the Association.

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Registered in England No. 07355901

Registered Office: Riverside House, 1-5 Como Street, Romford, RM7 7DN, UK