SAMS® – Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors®

Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors

The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors® (SAMS®) was established during the 1980’s by a small group of surveying professionals wishing to advance their craft. More on this and the general philosophy of SAMS® can be found under SAMS® History and Philosophy.

SAMS® Membership Roster includes close to 1000 surveyors in the United States and over 20 other countries around the world.

SAMS® shall have three primary classes of membership: Accredited Marine Surveyors, Surveyor Associates, and Affiliate Members.

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The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors® (SAMS®) Surveyor Associate Classifications include:

  1. Applicants must be marine surveyors who do not yet meet prerequisites for acceptance as Accredited Marine Surveyors.
  2. Applicants must affirm that they will abide by the By-Laws, Code of Ethics, Standards, official decisions and amendments to such of the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors® (SAMS®).
  3. Applicants must complete an application form, provide a complete resume and submit for review survey reports prepared by the applicants from each year of experience.
  4. Applicants must agree to participate in and meet all requirements of the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors® (SAMS®) program of continuing education as established by the Education Committee and/or Board of Directors.