Saint-Jours Maritime Survey in Port-Vendres

Your maritime surveyor in Port-Vendres

Our Saint-Jours maritime survey firm was created by Bastien Saint-Jours. We have over 20 years of experience in the boating industry. Formerly located in Martinique, your surveyor's office is now located on the shores of the Mediterranean, in Port-Vendres.
Port-Vendres is a strategic location in the Mediterranean, halfway between Sète and Barcelona. Our firm intervenes on request for advice, boat expertise and in the settlement of maritime disputes in France and Spain.

The journey of Bastien Saint-Jours, maritime surveyor

Bastien Saint-Jours started at the beginning in the maritime field in the French merchant navy.

He then became a civil engineer, specializing in maritime and river survey.


It is certified by the National Society of Professional Engineers of France (SNIPF), COFRAC accredited, BIT code 2142, certification / renewal number 26043a, region DR-18-Languedoc-Roussillon delegation: IPF certificate.


He is also COFREND certified, Non-destructive testing (NDT), Manufacturing and maintenance / Mechanical sector (ultrasonic measurement).


He is a legal expert, registered with the Montpellier Court of Appeal 
legal expert registered with the Toulouse Administrative Court of Appeal
(nomenclature E 7.6 Navires).

He is a member of the Pyrenees-Orientales Chamber of Experts and European College of Maritime and River Experts (CEEMF).

His eclectic career has enabled him to acquire many skills essential to successfully carrying out his missions as a maritime expert.

After a diploma obtained at the Marseille National Merchant Marine School, he was able to benefit from excellent teaching in the maritime field. As a versatile First Class Officer, he successfully carried out the missions entrusted to him on different types of boats (cable ships, oil tankers, liners, supply MPSV).

successfully carried out the missions entrusted to him on different types of boats (cable ships, oil tankers, liners, supply MPSV).

Subsequently, he became a master sailor and then production manager for a large, world-famous sailing group. These different positions allowed him to acquire undeniable technical knowledge in the field of sails and boats. He knows how to spot damage and find the appropriate solutions to repair them.

Passionate about navigation since his childhood, he has carried out several transats and convoys aboard pleasure boats and high-level regattas as a skipper.
For maritime advice or for the settlement of a dispute, call on the expertise of Saint-Jours Expert Maritime in Port-Vendres.

The strengths of our maritime expertise firm

Our firm provides quality follow-up to all of its clients, whether
for advice or expertise in an amicable and legal dispute.
We are independent with a total absence of bias, in order to carry out all the missions of our clients. We have the necessary certifications to practice in maritime expertise. We are registered with the Montpellier Court of Appeal and are regularly called for the settlement of amicable or legal disputes.
Whether for advice, maritime expertise or the settlement of a dispute, we always intervene with the same professionalism. We assure you impartiality and integrity.

Your maritime expert in Port-Vendres

Discover the different services offered by our maritime expertise firm in Port-Vendres, in the Pyrénées-Orientales, in Occitanie and in Catalonia.

•   Advice

Your maritime expert offers you tailor-made professional advice in various fields. We intervene at your request for advice on the purchase, a quality control of work, an assessment report, a measurement of the thickness of the hull, or the preparation and presentation of a ship file to the Safety Center of Ships (CSN). Other services and advice may be offered to you according to your needs
• Litigation

In a dispute between two parties, the Saint-Jours expertise firm in Port-Vendres, between Port Camargue and Tarragona, via Sète and Barcelona, represents you. For out-of-court disputes as well as for legal disputes before the courts, our maritime expert carries out all the findings and investigations necessary to defend your interests.

Our opening hours

Our maritime expertise firm in Port-Vendres is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Practice area


Our maritime expertise firm in Port-Vendres operates in Empuries, Roses, Argelès-sur-Mer, Saint-Cyprien, Canet-en-Roussillon, Le Barcarès, Port-Leucate,, Gruissan, La Grande Motte, Port Camargue.

For any information request or to make an appointment with our marine expert, contact us.