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About Us

Your best interest is our No. 1 concern

With our in-depth experience and knowledge of the marine industry, we believe that we can bring the highest levels of professional and flexible service to match our customers exact needs.

walvis bay harbour at night

Why Choose Us

We provide a wide portfolio of services in Safety, Nautical, Security, Insurance, and Technical matters.

We provide dedicated service to those seeking professional and affordable Ships Inspections and Marine Surveys. Based at the port of Walvis Bay, serving the world, we provide high-quality service to all types of ships and yachts.

Officially Qualified
& Certified

Industry Experienced
& Verified

Consistent Professional

Officially Trained
& Verified

Who We Are

RNBA is a marine surveying firm situated in Walvis Bay, Namibia. The owner, Buddy Bramwell established the company in 1975. Whether your vessel is large or small, commercial or private, it is always in your best interest to find the right surveyor for the job, one that is accredited, has a good reputation and 'know-how' for all your maritime requirements.


As a full-time Marine Surveyor located in Walvis Bay, Namibia, and a recognized Namibian Ship Surveyor as well as more than 47 years of experience​, you can expect only the highest professional expert service in all your survey needs. When you appoint R.N Bramwell & Associates, you are appointing qualified, trained, and professional marine surveyors. Your best interest is our No. 1 concern.

Service Locations

We are based in Walvis Bay, but we also work in Luderitz, Angola and South Africa.


Walvis Bay Port, Walvis Bay Harbor, Small Craft Harbour,

Namdock, Namport Syncrolift & Namport Container Depot


We service clients docked at Walvis Bay harbour and port,

from around the world.

walvis bay port
Meet Our Team

Experienced hands on deck

All members of the team are passionate about the marine industry, and how we can contribute to make the industry a safer place to work, we actively promote training, education and continued professional development to promote good practice within the industry, reducing risk and improving safety.

R.N Bramwell & Associates Team
ships docked at walvis bay harbour for inspection
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