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About Bowditch Marine

We're Here to Help - Offering a Wide Variety of Marine Surveying Services.

At Bowditch Marine, our goal is to assist owners, underwriters and other maritime interests with all aspects of protecting their marine assets. We offer general commercial marine surveying and consulting services for all areas of maritime operations from pre-voyage safety inspections to damage surveys in the areas of cargo, hull and machinery, and other marine property interests. 

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Our Services

Our Story

Bowditch Marine, Inc. (BMI) is a full service, comprehensive Marine Surveying and Consulting company in Seattle, Washington.  We are part of Charles Taylor plc, a global provider of technical services to the insurance market since 1884. This gives BMI access to worldwide resources and expertise that complement our own.  Our home office is located in the historic Ballard Maritime Neighborhood adjacent to the Hiram Chittenden locks.  With offices in the Pacific Northwest and Honolulu, we serve clients nationwide.  

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About Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor plc is a global provider of technical services that enable the insurance market to tackle the continually evolving challenges it faces.  

We have been providing insurance-related technical services and solutions since 1884.  Today, we employ around 3,000 staff in over 100 locations spread across 30 countries in the UK, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe the Middle East and Africa. We’re distinctive in our market in that our services support every stage of the insurance lifecycle and every aspect of the insurance operating model. We develop and run insurance vehicles, manage claims programs and adjust losses, handle legacy and run, provide a variety of specialist operational support and offer the solutions and support to drive technology transformation.

The clients we support range from insurers – including corporates, mutuals, captives, MGAs, Lloyd’s syndicates and reinsurers – to brokers, distributors and corporate insureds. Our market-leading breadth of services, world-class technical expertise, extensive global presence and 100% focus on insurance means we can manage and resolve virtually any insurance-related matter, wherever and whenever it occurs. For more information, visit us at


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Bowditch Marine Services

A Charles Taylor Company

Located in Seattle with regional offices in Honolulu

  • 5350 30th Ave NW, Suite A

    Seattle, Washington

    Phone: (206) 838-7300

  • Pacific Guardian Center – Makai Tower

    733 Bishop Street – Suite 1475

    Honolulu, HI 96813

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