Established in 1962, is a professional organization that certifies marine surveyors.
From pleasure boats & yachts to commercial ships, NAMSGlobal marine surveyor members survey new and used vessels to determine their condition and value. NAMSGlobal surveyor members also survey cargo, machinery, docks, wharfs, marinas, and handling equipment related to the marine industry.
Additionally, NAMSGlobal marine surveyor members investigate marine claims and act as expert trial witnesses.
The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS) was established during the 1980's by a small group of surveying professionals wishing to advance their craft.
SAMS Membership Roster includes over 1000 surveyors in the US and 20 other countries around the world.