Schad Expertise

Your Eyes and Ears in the Caribbean

SCHAD — Frederic Schad SAS

Frederic Schad SAS, was founded in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in 1922 as the country’s first ship agency and stevedoring company.

SCHAD Expertise is the inspection and investigation division of the group, operating the Lloyd’s Agency for the Dominican Republic, Haiti and the Netherlands Antilles, correspondents for global P&I insurers, claims and survey agents for major international insurance organizations and adjusters.


Maritime, Aviation and Overland Transport

Property, Casualty and Liabilities


Heavy Lift & Project Cargo

Real-time, remote surveys and inspections

In this changing world, we can provide you with an economic solution:

— Schad Expertise

Real-time, remote surveys and inspections with full video and audio interactive live streaming.

How do we do it?

Expert surveyors on site

Using smart tools

State of the art equipment

Live-streaming platforms

Real time interactive display for evaluation on your home station



Expertise is managed by insurance professionals with more than 30 years of practical experience and international certification as surveyors and adjusters.

Our surveyors, inspectors and investigators include master mariners, auditors, engineers, marine and cargo surveyors with extensive experience in their fields of activity and operations.



Lloyd's Agency

Appointed Lloyd’s Agents for the Dominican Republic since 1945, Haiti and the Netherlands Antilles since 2009, Our staff has successfully completed the LLOYD’S Certificate of Cargo Surveying Proficiency – Stages 1,2 & 3- so enhancing the professional qualifications of our surveyors and claim handlers.

P&I Correspondents

Our experience, local knowledge and ability to assist and coordinate the handling of incidents in all Dominican ports, resolving quickly and satisfactorily a wide variety of practical problems related to ships’ operations, have led to our appointment as local correspondents for all P&I insurers.

Verein Hanseatischer Transportversicherer e.V. Association of Hanseatic Marine Underwriters

Comité d’Études et de Services des Assureurs Maritimes et Transports France

American Institute of Marine Underwriters


Comisariado Español Marítimo

Survey & Claims Agents for
WK Webster — International Network of Claims Adjusters
W.E. Cox — Global Network of Claims & Recovery Agents
PICC — People’s Insurance Company of China
Tokio Marine and Nichido — Fire Insurance Company
DOLPHIN — Maritime & Aviation Services

We serve the entire Caribbean and Central American region

Headquarters in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic



+1 (809) 689-9377
+1 (809) 695-4509

Nilda Burgos

+1 (809) 223-4341

Bryan Langley

+1 (809) 696-1433


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