SURVEY, INSPECTION AND EXPEDITING SERVICES


Our assignments are rather evenly distributed between undertakings within landbased industry and undertakings within maritime industry, thus covering both ships in service and production of machinery and equipment for ships and off-shore industry.

As independent surveyors and inspectors we execute annually
hundreds of assignments comprising:

INDUSTRIAL INSPECTIONS AND EXPEDITING TASKS

Inspection and expediting services of various technical equipment on behalf of worldwide inspection agencies and purchasers of machinery and equipment:

  • Pre-inspection meetings, inspecting at manufacturing stage, final inspection and witnessing tests of industrial equipment, e.g. combustion engines, electric machines, transformers and electrical switch gear, valves, pumps, pressure vessels and complete manufacturing lines of various kinds.
  • Expediting services of machinery and equipment as mentioned above, comprising visits to manufacturers and sub-contractors to supervise and control that they keep production schedules and contractual delivery dates.

SUPERVISING INSTALLATION WORK AND TESTING OF MACHINERY

  • Supervising installations and testing on behalf of manufacturers on site and onboard installations. Safety and maintenance surveys of plants on site.

PAST EXPERIENCE OF OUR SURVEYORS; CLASSIFICATION INSPECTIONS FOR SEVERAL IACS MEMBER SOCIETIES

Non-exclusive or acting surveyors for ABS, KR, NK.
Types of inspections carried out:

  • Periodical classification surveys of ship hull and machinery, including assisting survey during class renewal, drydocking, annual surveys of hull and machinery, continuous machinery survey items, and occasional surveys.
  • Inspections of materials, machinery units, and components for shipbuilding and shiprepair including material verification, conformance with approved drawings,verification of performance and rating.
  • Inspections of ships, ship sections and offshore equipment during construction and testing of machinery and equipment. Checks of conformance with approved plans, material verification and witnessing tests at manufacturers and onboard after installation.

CONDITION AND ON/OFF HIRE SURVEYS

Condition surveys of ships on behalf of P&I-Clubs, owners, charterers and buyers:

  • Condition surveys including hatch cover tightness tests, condition of holds, integrity of hull, oil and ballast tanks, condition of machinery, fire safety, inspection of available safety equipment, check of navigation and control equipment, competence of the crew, check of compliance with the ISM code. Inspection of ship-board oil pollution prevention abilities.
  • On/off hire surveys including bunker survey and inspection of holds and deck area.

CARGO CONDITION SURVEYS

Cargo surveys for P&I-Clubs, shipper and consignee interests:

  • Pre-shipment surveys e.g. steel pre-loading surveys.
  • Loading stowage and cargo securing surveys.
  • Cargo damage inspections onboard vessels and ashore.
  • Monitoring repairs of damaged parts and material.

AVERAGE AND DAMAGE INSPECTIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS

Inspections and investigations on behalf of Hull and Machinery Underwriters and/or P&I-Clubs:

  • Ship hull, equipment and engine average and collision investigations.
  • Supervising and monitoring salvage operations, and repairs of the damage.
  • Review and adjustment of invoices presented for completed repairs.

Ruosilantie 2B, FI-00390 Helsinki, FINLAND

Tel. +358 (0)40-900 1133, +358 (0)40-900 1134

shiptech(at)shiptech.fi

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