We have a team of experts specialized in their respective fields. We act as P&I correspondents, handle hull and machinery claims, provide tailored services to shipowners/charterers and offer technical consultancy services to holding companies, banks and law firms, amongst others. Metropole covers the full spectrum of expertise including:

P&I related services
H&M related services
Other services
Technical consultancy

Our reputation is built on providing efficient and speedy services to satisfied clients.  We currently act as correspondents for more than 10 P&I clubs including IG & fixed premium Clubs and on a regular basis, receive instructions from other P&I Clubs as well.

Our main aim is to provide a swift response upon receipt of instructions, attend in a timely manner, reflect a true and independent picture of the incident and provide technical and commercial advice through our years of experience. We understand that each client's needs are different and we are able to provide assistance in diverse range of P&I related matters. With our local expertise and knowledge, we are able to protect our client's interests and expedite resolution of issues.

The services we provide include the following:


  • Cargo Damage
  • Cargo Shortage
  • Cargo Contamination
  • Pre-load Steel/Cargo Survey
  • Pre-Discharging Survey


  • Loss Prevention/condition survey
  • Collisions
  • Fixed Floating Objects (FFO)


  • Crew Claims
  • Stowaways


  • Blue card inspection
  • Sea pollution incidents
Our team is capable of offering our clients a wide range of expertise in H&M related services.  We are appointed by several large shipping companies to exclusively handle their H&M claims.  We provide assistance in carrying out investigations of hull and machinery claims and vessel condition examinations, and handle claims from their initial stages to the final assessment of repair bills.

We have the ability to obtain relevant information from our key reliable sources on any changes in the service capabilities of local shipyards and share such information with our clients. We also  monitor the latest market rates for repair costs in the ship repair industry and advise our clients accordingly. 

The services we provide include: 

Hull & Machinery Damages
  • Investigation of the cause of the damage
  • Damage assessment
  • Assessing suitable salvage teams
  • Assessing suitable repair teams & shipyard
  • Monitoring repairs
  • Evaluation & negotiation of repair cost

Condition Surveys 
  • H&M Condition Survey
  • Ship Valuation Survey
Our dedicated team has many years of hands-on expertise to meet every client's needs by providing a wide range of services. We have the resources at hand to respond promptly whenever and wherever needed.

We conduct a wide range of surveys and inspections, including:  

  • On / Off Hire Condition Survey
  • Hatch Sealing / Unsealing
  • Hold Condition Survey
  • Stevedore damage
  • Bunker Survey
  • Bunker disputes
  • Ullage Survey
  • Draft Survey
  • Tally Survey
  • Towage Survey
  • Container Damage Inspection
We provide technical consultancy services to a diverse clientele which includes holding companies, banks and law firms. We were involved in various projects including acqusitions, privatizations as well as valuation surveys and assessment of progress payments.

We provided our technical consultancy services to:

  • Tepe, Akfen Holding, Souter and Sera during the privatization of Istanbul Sea Buses (IDO) for USD 861 mn.
  • Yapı Kredi  for monitoring and assessment of progress payments for new-building vessels.
  • Pamukbank  for monitoring and assessment of progress payments for new-building vessels.
  • Various banks for their periodic assessment of bank loans as well as carrying out valuation surveys.
  • International law firms on understanding local market and damage assessment.
  • One of the largest cruise line on medical repatriation cases and handling of crew claims on their behalf.