METCO Group owns the controlling interest in specialised companies which augment our in-house knowledge and provide us with direct access to resources and expertise in the fields of Marine Survey and Consultancy and Compliance & Testing.

METCO Marine Services is the trading name for METCO Group. It encompasses our marine survey, consultancy and management department as well as our partnership for Large Yacht sale & purchase with Bernard Gallay Yacht Brokerage (BGYB), and French Insurance recommended surveyor through CESAM.

Materials and Testing Laboratories is a destructive and non-destructive testing house with a strong presence in the construction sector in New Zealand North Island. While mainly dealing with ferrous / non-ferrous materials and HDPE, MTL is utilising new technics and capabilities to enable its expansion into composite materials such as carbon fibre structures and reaching new industries.

We are Lloyd’s Academy Accredited Marine Surveyors for ship’s hull, machineries & cargoes; with specialisation in large yacht & environmental. We support our customers with marine related topics, from operational & logistic studies, through to project & technical management.

We investigate transport claims as recommended Average Agent & Surveyor for the French Insurers Network (CESAM) for New Zealand.

Materials & Testing Labortories Ltd

IANZ Accredited NDT & Mechanical Destructive Testing laboratory for metals & composite materials. Welding inspections, corrosion, coating inspections, thickness measurements.

Bernard Gallay

Founded in 1994, Bernard Gallay Yacht Brokerage (BGYB) has grown rapidly in the yachting industry to become a full member of the prestigious Mediterranean Yacht Broker Association (MYBA) which is associated with some of the world’s leading brokerage companies.

METCO Group represents BGYB in New Zealand and, as such, is your local link to the European.

CESAM is an Economic Interest Group. With roots back in the 16th Century, CESAM provides services to member companies and brings together French and foreign companies in the marine insurance business.

METCO Group is CESAM’s correspondent in New Zealand. For ease of communication, we will correspond and issue reports in French and / or English.

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