LMATS regularly performs an extensive range of marine inspections on Naval, Commercial or Yachting vessels.


Regular testing by Authorities is mandatory

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority requires commercial vessels with metallic hulls to conduct hull thickness testing at intervals not exceeding 10 years and 6 months.


Naval Vessels

LMATS inspect Naval Vessels from surface vessels to Submarines to Milspecs
 LHD300px Shortfin Barracuda  Hobart class AWDs

NDT & mechanical testing on Canberra Class Amphibious Assault Ship (LHD) & Hobart class air warfare destroyers (AWDs) Ships

Materials testing for Royal Australian Navy Shortfin Barracuda Submarines 

Hull Inspection Services Offered to Lloyds Marine

  • Steel hull survey of vessels - ultrasonic thickness testing
  • Aluminium hull survey of vessels - ultrasonic thickness testing
  • AMSA DCV hull thickness surveys
  • FRP & composite structure thickness testing
  • Pre-purchase hull condition surveys


COMMERCIAL SHIPS (vessels and fishing boats offshore drill rigs)


  • Hull Surveys to accredited marine societies (GL-DNV, ABS, BVQI &Lloyds)
  • Damage in hulls
  • Loading & Lashing points
  • Weld inspection
  • Pipe corrosion inspection
  • NDT on various offshore drilling and processing platforms

YACHTS (sailing and motor yachts)

  • Pre Purchase 
  • Hull inspection, metal, GRP, composites. Thickness, corrosion, delamination
  • Weld inspection
  • Masts’ inspection, NDT, aluminium, carbon fibre

NDT Test Methods:

  • UT – Ultrasonic Thickness gauging, A-scan, Phased Array (PAUT), Time of Flight Diffraction (ToFD) and C-scan. 
  • PT – Penetrant Testing
  • MT – Magnetic Testing
  • ET – Electromagnetic Testing
  • VT – Visual Testing, Endoscopy, Videoscopy
  • Hardness test
  • Vibrations analysis
  • Infrared thermal inspection


Are you repairing a vessel?

Are you sure that what you are receiving is not counterfeit?

Is the complete shipment of the same quality and meets the specification?

Product Quality Inspections are Important

See how LMATS can save you money and be sure that you get what you ordered


Please see our full range Advanced NDT Inspection Services


Please see our Aluminium Corrosion Inspection Services