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Appraisals

DLS can provide a valuation analysis of vessels or equipment in accordance with the ethical standards of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS), and our reports are submitted in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). We can appraise any type of commercial vessel, yacht, ship, or marine related equipment and supplies, including heavy construction equipment, cranes, and rolling stock.

Typical Types of Valuation

Fair Market Value (FMV) is conducted to ascertain the detailed description, the general condition, and the estimated value of a vessel and/or other marine equipment in today’s market, or prospective or retrospective appraisals covering future or past values.

Condition and Valuation for Insurance Purposes (C&V) provides a detailed description, general condition, recommendations for safe operation, navigation limits, and an estimated Fair Market Value and Replacement Cost of a vessel and/or equipment in today’s market.

Estimated Orderly Liquidation (OLV) and Forced Liquidation (FLV) values can also be provided.