Our inspection and investigation division

Schad Expertise

Our inspection and investigation division.

By following the founders’ principles of efficiency, integrity and dedicated personal service, Schad Expertise has a solid foundation.

Its record of quality, unparalleled in the region, is evidenced by the fact that global leaders in the world of international commerce, transport and insurance have chosen us as their experts in the Dominican Republic.

Expertise services we provide.

Maritime, Aviation and Overland Transport

  • Cargo Damage Surveys
  • Hull & Machinery Damage Surveys
  • P&I Related Surveys, Investigations
  • PCS & ISM Inspection and Verification
  • Loading and Discharging Supervision
  • On/Off Hire and Bunkers Surveys
  • Containers inspection
  • IMDG Inspection and Certifications
  • Quantity/Quality Inspections
  • Vessel and Equipment Valuations
  • Loss Prevention

Property, Casualty and Liabilities

  • Property Surveys
  • Risk Surveys
  • Property/Equipment Assessment
  • Valuations
  • Risk management
  • Loss prevention
  • Commodity/Products Inspection, Certification
  • Social Compliance Audits
  • Investigations and inquiries
  • Travel/Medical/ PA Insurance Assistance

Claims Service

  • Loss adjustments
  • Claims management
  • Settlement
  • Recoveries

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.


Expertise services.


Phone number +1 (809) 689-9377