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We operate in Israel the oldest and most reputable, highly professional office of independent marine surveyors, adjusters and consultants, specializing in marine-air-land, transport risks, damages and claims.
Our office is strategically located in the midst of the country's business center near Tel-Aviv, within easy reach of all ports and most of Israel's industrial and trade areas which are located less than 1 hour's drive.

Uri M. Astel started his office in 1967 and in 1993 Nimrod, his son joint the office.
Eitan Maizel & Dani Frumer operated their joint office since 1984.
In 1996, we, the Astels and Dan-Eitan merged our separate offices into the current partnership; 
               Astel & Dan-Eitan Ltd.

We represent in Isarel:

Cunningham Lindsey Marine

Cotecna Inspections S.A.        





Uri M. Astel, our eldest, practices since 1965 as marine surveyor & adjuster, started his own office in 1967. Specializes in marine insurance, carriers' liabilities, airfreight handling, hi-tech risks (electronics, aeronautical & medical); Materials, equipment, technologies and projects interaction. Also specializing in steel and bulk chemicals, coffee & tea, fresh, chilled & frozen; fruits, flowers, vegetables, fish & meat and other perishables.

 Uri the eldest


Nimrod Z. Astel, Uri's son, joint the office in 1993 as marine-air cargo surveyor, specializes in issues involving international trade & commerce, economy & marketing aspects (implications on claims). Also specializing in loss or damage to airfreight & containerized goods, including, theft control, loss prevention & pre-shipment supervision. 
Referent for
Cotecna Inspections S.A.

More over, Nimrod Sensei, San-Dan (3rd Dan), teaches Karate and heads our affiliated Dojo.Aum-Dojo

  Nimrod & Uri


Eitan Maizel, a marine surveyor since 1979. Specializes in nautical surveys, cargo handling & stowage, airfreight procedures & documentation, hull & machinery. Also specializing in foodstuff, Sugar, paper & newsprint, grain & bulk liquids, wood & timber.



Dan Frumer, a marine cargo surveyor, since 1975, specializing in machinery & parts, clothing, domestic appliances & personal effects. He also is a licensed motor vehicle loss adjuster, as required by the Israeli authorities, for handling motor car and mobile equipment losses.


Dani Onboard

 All work undertaken in accordance with our standard terms and conditions of business



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