This 500-page handbook provides helpful and practical advice on all aspects of marine surveying. It will be of benefit to marine surveyors, loss adjusters, underwriters, shipowners and lawyers. This handbook sets out the fundamental principles of surveying, from receiving initial instructions and attending survey to reporting and preparing for litigation. It also discusses extension of the traditional role into adjustments and recoveries. The book sets out professional surveying procedure, as well as the legal risks, and the principles are applicable to all types of marine damage encountered in cargo, commercial hull and pleasure craft claims.