Silver’s Agencies Limited - Established in 1930

Silver’s Agencies (2011) Limited - Established in 2011


Established in 1930, Silver’s Agencies Limited is pleased to provide a number of Services to our Local, National, and International Clients.

We are one of the oldest independent, privately held Marine Surveying Firms in the world.  Our staff Surveyors have over 80 Years of experience stretching from Pre-Containerization, and have real hands-on in-house experience through to the current State of the Art Vessels, methods and cargoes.  Our Services have been recognized Internationally and we have been in demand, on sites throughout North America, Central America, South America, Asia and Europe.

Our three In-House Surveyors combined have over 90 Years’ of experience

Specializing in Commercial Cargoes, Commercial Cargo Movements, and Commercial Insurance Markets, we are able to provide Professional, Ethical and comprehensive Surveying Services

We have undertaken specialized projects in high security regions and facilities for a variety of clients.  Our experience and reputation have seen us engaged for clients highly sensitive to industrial secrecy and demanding of a high degree of personal presentation and professionalism.


Marine Cargo Surveyors since 1897 - 4 Generations - Unparalleled Experience and Depth

Silver’s Agencies Limited and

Silver’s Agencies (2011) Limited

Broad Scope Marine Cargo Surveyors

Silver’s Agencies Limited and Silver’s agencies (2011) limited

marine and cargo surveyors

Based In Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Services provided throughout north- central- and south- america

services provided throughout europe

availability in austral-asia

Hot News

Silver’s Agencies completes supervision of 500th Wind Turbine Component

September 2012

Over 3 Million Cars Surveyed

September 2012


On and Off Hire Surveys for Commercial Vessels and Containers

Transport Stowage Consultants using Proprietary IMO, DNV and UK DOT calculation software

Transportation Consultants

Transloading and Cargo handling Supervision

Automobile Inspections for Lines, Forwarders, Insurers and Shipping Lines

In Transit cargo stowage Audits

Loss Investigation

Claims Investigation

Security Audits

Safety Program Audits

In Transit Cargo Supervision, Monitoring

Cargo Escorts

Heavy Lift Attendances


Bulk and Break Bulk Cargo Sampling

Fish Inspection, Grading and Analysis


Definition of Alternative Markets for Cargo

Molasses, Fish Oil, Fish Meal, Wood Pellet and Petrochemical Surveys for Quantity and Quality

Deadweight / Draft Surveys

Bunker Surveys and Audits

Photographic Records

Loss investigation due to abnormal Event such as Stowaways, Pilferage, Vehicular Accidents

Warehousing Supervision and Surveys



For Private and Personal services, such as Small Craft Surveys, Vessel Agency or Chandlery we are pleased to offer a referral service as we do not engage directly in these Markets.