These services are utilised in Loss Prevention, Insurance claims and Pre-Entry risk analysis by P&I Clubs, Owners and Charterers. An independent overview of practices in place either onboard, in an office environment, or in a shipyard can be of great benefit to underwriters and owners.
All aspects of general marine surveying are undertaken by our consultant surveyors worldwide. TMC undertakes loss prevention surveys on behalf of a variety of clients including Owners, Charterers, Shippers, P&I clubs and Underwriters. Increasingly these are for high value vessels such as cruise & passenger ships, LNG tankers, offshore vessels and large container carriers. Our services include:
Surveys can be performed to the client’s own specification and where required, reported in the client’s own pro-forma survey report format.
Our consultants are frequently engaged in Audits of ships, systems and Owners/Operators Offices. TMC can provide an independent overview of how a particular ship or shipowner is performing set against a recognised standard. Our consultants are regularly involved with fleet-wide navigation audits on behalf of large container-ship, tanker, and bulk carrier Owners on a regular basis. TMC provides feed-back to both the Master and the Operators and the overwhelming feedback has been very positive:
TMC engineer consultants have extensive experience in technical ship management. Managing the managers is an increasing part of our workload. TMC engineering consultants have expertise in technical management, superintendency, budgeting, dry-docking, technical ISM/SMS requirements and commercial management.
For a Shipowner with expensive assets and high daily running costs, cost control, good management practices and budget transparency are important factors in today’s market. When instructed by an Owner, our job is to make sure that the Ship Manager is providing value-for-money and complying with his contract to manage the ship safely and efficiently in accordance with best management practices.
TMC consultants have expertise in the oversight of new-build projects, in particular the following:
The TMC team has many years of experience in senior positions in cruise shipping operations, particularly in the areas of safety, environment, security and new legislation. Fully supported by the technical team we have expertise in the following:
TMC has particular expertise in LNG shipping and engineering operations, particularly in the areas of safety, environment, security and new developments. We have expertise in the following:
Fully supported by the technical team of engineers & master mariners, TMC works together with the well-respected commercial LNG consultant Kenneth Wilson & Associates. TMC’s technical & operational background together with KWA’s commercial background (in pricing, freight, procurement strategy and charter-party negotiation) makes for a powerful combination.