Lardner North & Company (P) Ltd. is one of the oldest Firms of Marine Surveyors extant at Calcutta Port since the late 1870s and Haldia since its inception.

The Firm for over 30 years was run under the able stewardship of the late Capt. S.K. Kaikobad, Master Mariner (F.G.), M.I. Mar. Tech and a number of the present senior staff including Mr Pervez Kaikobad , who have been trained by him and currently the CEO of the company.

Mr Pervez has been with the firm for over 25 years. He is an Associate member of the Insurance Institute of India, a Member of the International Institute of Marine Surveyors, U.K. and is well experienced in all types of Marine and allied surveys including General Average work and has specialized in all type of container inspections & surveys including on line inspection of new buildings and holds a license to act as a surveyor from the Government of India. He stood first in the container inspector’s examination of the Institute of International Container Lessors, Bedford, New York (IICL) during the year 1987 & has revalidated his certificate in 1992, 1998 and once again in the year 2008 which is valid till the year 2013. The Firm has on its panel of advisers, consultants who are well versed in various marine related fields so that the Company is in a position to offer all types of technical services.

The Company does, as a value added service to our clients, run a web site “Container Inspection & Tracking Systems”, which is updated on a daily basis. The site is password protected and all clients are given a user name and password so that client data is completely confidential and secure. Therefore all our clients have an updated record of their containers. This site can also be used to export data so that the client can do away with tedious data inputting. We can arrange an EDI system through the site so that, manual data inputting by the client be done away with and data can be directly exported from our site to that of the Client.