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Passivation of cargo tanks on chemical tanker

  We as a constellation marine provides an extraordinary guidance and supervision on passivation Tank cleaning of a chemical tanker which is very efficient and economical. There are several operations we had carried out to maximize the performance of passivation on chemical tanker. The new advanced technologies in tank cleaning have raised the standards in […]

BUNKER TANK SOUNDING ON A SHIP

We Constellation Marine Services as an independent survey company did performed or witnessed ship’s tanks soundings for various purposes and it is extremely important that to check the soundings of all bunker tanks in a ship in the presence of an independent surveyor (if appointed) during bunker intake or other related activities like on/off hire […]

NAVIGATION AUDITS – UNDER OR OVER THE BRIDGE

In the recent past, much emphasis is being placed on Navigational Audits, now that this procedure forms a requirement of the TMSA and are becoming more and more common in other trades too, such as bulk and container carriers. While the audit itself is extremely important, equally is the choice of surveyor and the company […]

SPECIALISED ON CHEMICAL TANKER CLEANING GUIDANCE & EXPEDITING CARGO OPERATION.

We, constellation marine services as marine and ship surveyors provides an expert guidance and offer supervision on Tank cleaning of a chemical tanker which is more efficient and economical, including cargo contamination claim advisory & cargo expeditors for oil & chemical cargoes. There are several operations that had to be carried out to maximize the […]

Containers carrying samples and the effect on Product Integrity

INTRODUCTION Disputes relating to “off-spec” or contaminated liquid cargoes are a recurring problem and contamination claims often result in large sums of money being at stake. Often, the cause and/or location of the contamination can be quickly identified if the appropriate samples are drawn and retained in suitable containers. While sufficient and current information is […]

SIRE INSPECTION AND PROSPECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF OIL AND CHEMICAL TANKERS

We constellation Marine often carry’s out the pre-vetting SIRE inspection preparation (ship inspection report programmed) for our clients. Sire output and credentials plays a Very important role for tankers and chemical tanker’s when getting approved by several oil majors. Let’s have some brief idea about it and key elements for same. Process used by oil […]

“The Morning After Effect” – Bunker Quantity Dispute

It can be said with a degree of certainty, that when disputes arise over bunker quantity, any ‘post-delivery’ investigation on quantity shortages are often inconclusive especially if the shipboard personnel involved in bunkering operation have neglected the basic principles of safeguarding its owners/charterers’ rights in way of collecting and preserving evidence. A success of any […]