ME208 Marine Survey

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Class Date/Time

Thursday, September 28, 2023 - Friday, September 29, 2023
9:00am-5:00pm Central US 

10am EDT/9am CDT/8am PDT

Registration Includes 

  • One registrant log-in to the live sessions 
  • Electronic student materials

Get your ASAIC23 Registration Discount! 

All pre-conference course registrants are eligible to receive a 10% discount off ASAIC23 registration. Check your course registration confirmation email for details.

Class Format - Virtual

ASA is offering the opportunity for students to attend this class live via the internet as a remote participant. Students should come prepared with the course eMaterials on their mobile device. 

Class Schedule

Times Listed in Central Daylight Time US
  • Day 1 - Thursday, September 28, 9:00am - 5:00pm 
  • Day 2 - Friday, September 29, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Class provides 16 ASA CE Instructional Hours 

Course Description

This course is designed for the nonmarine professional who wants basic knowledge of the industry and for the marine professional who wants to learn more about the appraisal side of the industry. Topics covered in the course include:

  • Marine equipment and its special language;
  • The marine industry and function of marine surveyors and appraisers;
  • The three approaches to value as they apply to commercial and yacht appraisal;
  • Identification of marine equipment and systems, both commercial and yacht;
  • Preparing an appraisal report; and 
  • Different types of Bluewater and Brownwater equipment.

Get your ASAIC23 Registration Discount! 

All pre-conference course registrants are eligible to receive a 10% discount off ASAIC23 registration. Check your course registration confirmation email for details.

Instructional Methods

Methods include lectures, discussions and individual/ group exercises and assignments.  

Course Audience

Appraisers, accountants, attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, engineers, leasing company staff, farm managers, forensic consultants, shop staff, and the appraisal community at large who are involved in the valuation of machinery and equipment.

Learning Level 


Continuing Education and Contact Hours

16 Hours of CE are provided upon completion of the course.


All course materials included with your registration are PDF Download Only items made available to students prior to the start of the class and are not for resale or distribution. All downloadable class materials are accessible via your class Handouts tab. Once eMaterials have been posted for download, the class is no longer refundable.

Accessing eMaterials

eMaterials are provided electronically in PDF format and posted to the class within class Handouts tab for all registrants to securely access prior to the start of the class. Attendees should come to class prepared with an electronic or printed copy of all eMaterials to use as a reference. OnDemand course registrants receive access to materials immediately following registration.

PDF course materials are presented in color, are bookmarked, and comment enabled. When opting to print downloaded materials, it is recommended that personal print settings be adjusted to print in black and white (or grayscale) and consider printing double-sided on recycled paper.

Certificate of Completion

Please allow 5-10 business day following successful completion of the course or final exam to receive a formal status notification and access to a certificate of completion. The certificate will be available to view and download/print from within the class Certificate tab.

Financial Assistance

ASA’s Educational Foundation recognizes students who choose to invest their time in appraisal studies by providing assistance to students demonstrating a financial need. Please visit the Educational Foundation's webpage for more information and to download an application.


Session 1
Zoom Session #1
09/28/2023 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes
09/28/2023 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes Join Session #1 Passcode: 080257
Session 2
Zoom Session #2
09/29/2023 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes
09/29/2023 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes Join Session #2 Passcode: 080257
Final Component
ME208 Course Evaluation Survey
15 Questions
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ME208 Course Certificate
32.00 CE credits  |  Certificate available
32.00 CE credits  |  Certificate available

Please do not purchase non-refundable airline tickets until you receive your official course confirmation from ASA.


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Reservation Cutoff Date: Monday, September 4, 2023 (11:59pm ET)

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Self Parking: $35/day

Valet Parking: $48/day (rate as of March 2023).

Electric car charging available on-site.


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Uber and Lyft Minimum one-way charge is approximately $35. Service can be accessed via mobile app. Be sure to check pickup locations for your specific arrival terminal. Rates will vary based on traffic conditions.

Taxi A cab ride costs approximately $36 from the airport to the city center for one or two people and $15 per passenger for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. Prices are subject to change but are regulated by the city. Rates may vary based on traffic conditions.

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