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Alexander Shterev

Alexander Shterev

Principal Surveyor


Marine Engineer, Marine Surveyor


Hull and Machinery condition and damage surveys; Marine Warranty and Liability surveys, Load outs, Towage Approvals; Suitability Surveys, Technical Investigation; Pre-purchase Surveys on Super Yachts, Reactivation surveys, Voyage approvals, Marine consultancy




Alexander has over nine years of sea-going experience, serving on cape-size bulk carriers, reefer vessels and yachts. He ended his carrier as a Chief Engineer and held the position of Technical Superintendent for more than three years. Alexander joined ABL-Group (formerly BMT Marine, Braemar Marine and AqualisBraemar) in Varna in 2006 and has served as a Marine Surveyor across Europe and the Caspian Sea region on behalf of Underwriters and P&I Clubs for more than 16 years. He specialises in technical investigations, consultancy, Marine Warranty surveys and ship repairs.

Alexander is part of ABL Yachts team of surveyors with specific expertise in yacht and superyacht surveys.

Alexander holds a Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Marine Engineering and holds a 1st Class Marine Engineer’s certificate of competency. He also holds a Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Materials Science and Technology Engineering from the Technical University Varna and a Diploma for Marine Accident investigation from Lloyds Maritime Academy & North Kent College.