Welcome to SALUS, a maritime company specialising in all of your consultancy, management, survey, safety management, vessel delivery and commissioning requirements.

Salus Maritime originated in Australia and has over 22 years experience in vessel management, vessel operation and survey. Salus operates internationally and has bases in Australia, Malta and Spain to offer a range of maritime services. Salus is affiliated with the International Institute of Marine Surveying and Australasian Institute of Marine Surveying and all surveyors are full members of these organisations.

Our aim is to make life at sea easier, more enjoyable, and safer for everybody on the water while maximising cost efficiency.

Company founder navigating Titania of Cowes around Tasman Island in the 2013 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

SALUS offers solutions!

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  • Maritime Consultancy
  • Safety Management
  • Pre purchase survey
  • Insurance survey
  • Recreational and commercial survey
  • Yacht Management and Maintenance
  • Policy Development
  • Shipping Services
  • Yacht and Ship Delivery
  • Vessel Commissioning and sea trails
  • Step aboard, turn key, solutions


Company founder and principal surveyor and consultant Richard Hewson has spent the his life at sea sailing everything from small sailing dinghies, ocean racing yachts, Superyachts, large commercial ships, oil and gas, ice breakers, wind farm construction, and high speed catamaran ferries.  Richard is qualified with Master Unlimited, engineering and survey qualifications, with on the ground experience as Captain, Project Manger, Ship Manager, Commissioning Master, Surveyor and Consultant for vessels from 30m to 112m.  Richard is a full and active member of both the Australasian Institute of Marine Surveyors and the International Institute of Marine Surveying


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