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Jason Fahy Joins TMC London

June 2018

Jason Fahy, a Marine Engineer with a First-Class Certificate of Competency, joined TMC as a Marine Engineer Consultant in May 2018. He has 24 years sailing experience from Cadet to Chief Engineer. He has sailed predominantly on Class 1A1 Chemical Tankers for a Global Chemical Tanker owner and has considerable experience on medium speed engines, high voltage diesel electric systems and ancillary deck systems for high spec chemicals.

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Ian Hodges- Publication – Tankers: How to avoid the blame game

May 2018

Ian Hodges writes an article for The Swedish Club publication Triton, about loss control on tankers.

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SANCHI

April 2018

TMC was pleased to be appointed in January 2018 to assist the Shanghai Salvage Company in the difficult and dangerous attempted salvage operation of the tanker before it sank and is continuing to provide technical assistance in connection with the ongoing work on the seabed.


STELLAR DAISY

April 2018

TMC were appointed by Steamship Mutual P&I Club in April 2017 on behalf of the ship owner to investigate the cause of the loss of the VLOC Stellar Daisy and the reason for a hull crack recently found in the hull of the VLOC Stellar Unicorn. TMC continues to provide technical assistance on behalf of the vessel’s P&I insurers in connection with the tragic loss of this vessel


MAERSK HONAM

April 2018

On 6th March 2018, whilst the 15226 TEU MAERSK HONAM was sailing in the Arabian Sea on passage from Singapore to Suez Canal and thereafter to a number of European ports, an explosion occurred and fire broke out on board. The crew were unable to extinguish the fire and salvage operations were initiated under a Lloyds Open Form Contract. The above circumstances gave rise to General Average.

TMC has been appointed to act as General Average Surveyors. Our specialist cargo surveyors are due to attend on board the casualty at the designated port of refuge and they will be assisting all the insured parties to deal with a difficult situation.


KEA TRADER

April 2018

The removal of the grounded containership KEA TRADER from Durand Reef in New Caledonia has entered a new phase of operations. The selected contractor, Shanghai Salvage (SSC) has taken over the removal operations of the wreck from Ardent in early April. SSC have arrived into New Caledonia in late March, with both their onshore and offshore salvage teams, floating assets, and salvage gear. Initial surveys of the condition of the wreck and worksite have begun.

TMC continues to be in attendance as Owner’s and P&I Club representative and continues to liaise with the local authorities and SSC for a successful wreck removal and return of the reef to its original state.


CARNIVAL ELATION ESCAPES IRMA

September 2017

TMC are acting as weight control surveyors during the drydock of CARNIVAL ELATION in Freeport, Bahamas. As hurricane IRMA approached the area, TMC contributed calculations for the difference in lightweight the large renovation project incurred. With the vessel high and dry, draughts cannot be read and so the changes in weight have to be estimated and closely tracked. On 7 September, ELATION, with the TMC surveyor onboard, sailed to avoid the hurricane with draught readings that exactly matched the estimates, and very good stability. After four days spent sailing northeast of Cuba, she was back in the drydock, with work continuing and TMC on site to advise on the final lightweight.


KEA TRADER

July 2017

KEA TRADER ran aground on Durand Reef in the South Pacific Ocean on the 12th July 2017 whilst en route from Papeete (French Polynesia) to Noumea (New Caledonia). TMC have been appointed by Skuld P&I Club to assist and attend the casualty acting as representatives for the owners and insurers to oversee the removal of fuel oil, containers and salvage of the vessel.


Charles Yuen Joins TMC Singapore

July 2017

Charles joined us in July 2017 as a Consultant Naval Architect based in Singapore after spending more than 15 years in a reputable marine consultancy and ship classification society (IACS member).

He has extensive experience in hull & machinery damage surveys, vessel damage assessments and marine accident investigations. Having done a wide spectrum of surveys and assessments, he has intimate knowledge on a wide range of marine vehicles, fixed and floating offshore units. He regularly prepares reports and assists ship owners, underwriters, loss adjustors and lawyers in legal liability & dispute cases. He has working experiences across multiple countries within the Asia Pacific region.

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ARTICLE- Product Carrier Cargo Loss Prevention

May 2017

Ian-Hodges---Master-Mariner

TMC Marine has featured in the May edition of the well known ‘Tanker Operator’ monthly newsletter.

Ian Hodges, Master Mariner wrote an article about ‘loss control on product tankers’.

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