Marine Operation and HSEQ Advisory for LNG/FSRU Floating Terminals/Projects

We are providing support on all types of Marine Operations and HSEQ-related topics for the FSRU/LNG sector (regasification of LNG, loading & discharging, and STS operations connected to floating regas terminals and shore-side infrastructure). On the HSEQ-side, we are providing support on Vetting and TMSA inspections (preparation and follow-up) and we are carrying out Management and Environmental system audits.

Marine Operation & HSEQ Advisory and Support for LNG/FSRU Floating Terminals​

Our Marine Operation & HSEQ Advisory and Support services for LNG/FSRU Floating Terminals encompass comprehensive assistance from project planning to commissioning, including management system revisions and environmental impact studies. ​

With expertise in situational awareness technologies, security planning, LNG bunkering, and ship-to-ship operations, we ensure seamless operations and compliance for LNG/FSRU floating terminals.​

  • Project Planning, Commissioning Phase, and Start-up Support​
  • Revisions of Management System​
  • Environmental Impact Studies​
  • Ship-Shore Compatibility Studies (SSCS) covering the entire process from terminal contact to final approval​ Mooring and Navigational Studies​
  • Familiarization with Situational Awareness: advisory on new technologies, R&D projects, sales, markets, and end-user cases​
  • Security planning for Terminals and FSRUs per International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and regulations​
  • Security advisory for ships and ports, emphasizing new security sensors/solutions and technology development​ Planning and implementing contingency and emergency response plans and drills​
  • Ship-to-Ship Operations: manoeuvring, mooring, re-gasification​
  • LNG Bunkering advisory and  International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) procedures implementation​
  • LNGC/FSRU Construction oversight: shipyard supervision, Gas and Sea trials participation, delivery

Investment Support and Advisory for the LNG & FSRU Industry ​

​Our specialized services provide comprehensive familiarization and advisory within the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) carrier and FSRU (Floating Storage and Regasification Unit) domain, catering specifically to investors, analysts, governmental bodies, energy departments, energy companies, and other stakeholders.

Tailored for those seeking expedited LNG-to-power solutions, we offer flexible engagement options, including hourly familiarization sessions or dedicated staff involvement in larger projects, all customized to meet your project's unique requirements.

Maritine End User Advisory for New Technology and R&D Projects

With extensive experience in End-user Advisory for Maritime R&D projects, we handle user requirements, testing, validation, and improvement suggestions from vision to product delivery at Technology Readiness Level 9, for both public and private funding.​

Our Marine Advisors specialize in developing systems for Digital Vessel Surveillance, including Ladar and Computer Vision with object detection in the maritime domain, spanning vessels, ports, and floating energy infrastructure. We offer guidance on end-user cases and seek involvement in R&D projects focusing on Situational Awareness technologies for the maritime sector.​

Considering the growing focus on climate change and GHG emissions, our Marine Advisors offer expertise in implementing sustainable fuels like hydrogen, ammonia, and methanol in shipping. We are keen to collaborate on projects promoting affordable, sustainable, and reliable fuels, supporting decarbonization efforts, and contributing to the 'Net Zero by 2050' initiative.​​

Having managed multiple European Commission (EC) funded projects, we can facilitate connections with our partners for Project Coordination. If you require Proposal Writing services or other advisory on public funding in Europe or the United Kingdom, refer to the details below for information on our partners.

Onboard & Onshore Training

Our Marine Advisors have collaborated with a maritime safety company to offer onboard training and workshops both ashore and at sea, including participation in officer conferences and visits to offices and vessels. This comprehensive program targets shipboard officers and crew, fleet managements, as well as shoreside stakeholders, ensuring a holistic approach to maritime safety and training.​

Available training includes:​

  • HSEQ training​
  • Use of Procedures​
  • Human Factor principles​
  • New Situational Awareness sensors for Navigators​
  • Familiarization with LNG and FSRU operations​
  • Performance efficiency of FSRU operations​
  • Voyage optimization routines​

OCIMF SIRE 2.0 Training Development​
The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) is set to launch the new inspection regime, SIRE 2.0. Industry stakeholders recognize the importance of familiarizing officers and crew with this updated regime. Our customized training program ensures personnel are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate the revised inspection procedures seamlessly.​ ​

Metocean, EO (Earth Observation)/Satellite Data and Remote Sensing Training​
Earth Observation (EO) data is vital for enhancing safety, security, navigation, and transport efficiency in the maritime industry. With our technical expertise in the EO domain, we, along with our established partners, have set a standard of competence for integrating remotely sensed Earth observations into everyday operations across passenger transport, energy production and transport, and ports and coastal infrastructures. Leveraging our extensive experience, we provide training services focused on safety, navigation, and security, utilizing EO data to unlock its benefits and opportunities. This training covers the utilization of EO data from various platforms, including satellites, ships, and coastal stations.

Custom Software Solutions for Maritime / Energy Ventures​

Our Marine Engineering Department has Software and Technical personnel ready to provide software, database, cyber security, or system solutions tailored to streamline business operations for maritime and energy-related projects. Our customized approach, complemented by our AI and Machine Learning specialists, ensures comprehensive solutions to tackle challenges of varying complexities.

In addition to technical personnel, our pool of in-house experts and professional mariners can assist in planning, designing, testing, and validating various software systems.​

Regular audits and inspections in the FSRU-LNG industry are essential for ensuring compliance, managing risks, maintaining quality, enhancing stakeholder confidence, and driving continuous improvement.​ We offer comprehensive audits, vetting preparations, TMSA support, equipment audits, risk assessments, and due diligence evaluations for maritime operations.​

  • Conduct Management and Environmental System Audits including ISM, ISPS, MLC, and ISO audits.​
  • Prepare crew and vessel for Vetting inspections (SIRE) and manage follow-up actions.​
  • Provide support for TMSA Audits covering Tanker Management and Self-Assessment for all Regas/FSRU and LNG procedures.​
  • Perform Navigation, Safety, Cargo, and Mooring Equipment audits on behalf of Ship, Charterer, or Port/Terminal Operators.​
  • Conduct Risk Assessments during Project and Operational Phases including HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, etc.​
  • Perform Due Diligence assessments of Vessels and Operation Teams.