Silver’s Limited was established in 1897 by H.R. Silver - originally established for the import and export of a variety of commodities such as Salt Fish, Potatoes and Molasses (Silver’s Lasses Molasses) the company grew into property investment, financing and sponsorships.
Some of the more Notable projects this ancestor company was involved with include the Sponsorship / Financing of the Original Bluenose I, the financing of the Lord Nelson Hotel and the Development of the Silversides Subdivision
In 1930, in address to Market Conditions this Ancestor Company was reorganized and re-founded at Silver’s Agencies Limited which saw it offering a more expansive roster of Services which continue to grow today
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 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 four 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.
On and Off Hire Surveys for Commercial Vessels and Containers
Transport Stowage Consultants using Proprietary IMO, DNV and UK DOT calculation software
Transloading and Cargo handling Supervision
Automobile Inspections for Lines, Forwarders, Insurers and Shipping Lines
In Transit cargo stowage Audits
Safety Program Audits
In Transit Cargo Supervision, Monitoring
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
Loss investigation due to abnormal Event such as Stowaways, Pilferage, Vehicular Accidents
Warehousing Supervision and Surveys
We run a truly virtual office, accessing our networks from anywhere in the world in real time. We are there, now.
P.O. Box 1088, Halifax, NS B3J2X1, CA