About AWP Marine Consultancy

To provide customer satisfaction through safe, efficient and professionally unbiased marine consultancy across the globe.

Our handpicked team, with many trained from new recruits and vetted by an OCIMF accredited auditor. Our interview process follows a strict protocol to ensure we have only the top contractors in the industry. All of our team members have to adhere to a minimum qualification and sea experience standard that has been set based on meetings with our clients and OCIMF members.

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Inspector Bulletin and Company Newsletter

We have introduced a specific inspector Bulletin with the purpose of sharing industry practice, situations inspectors can find themselves in, observations, experience and any inspection related feedback. The purpose for this is for continuous improvement in the Marine industry so that we can all benefit from each other's experience as we move forward.

We welcome your feedback and also any experience you wish to share or add in future editions.

Maritime News

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Posted: Mar 9, 2023


Marshal Islands

Port State Control (PSC) deficiencies are being issued by some Paris Memorandum of Understanding Member States for fire-fighting outfits. The findings are as follows:

- Not a fire entry suit;

- Not suitable for fire entry; or

- Outfit with buttons or latches piercing the suit allowing heat to be conducted to the inner side of the suit and causing burns to the wearer.

The Code 17 deficiency being cited is: "may not provide the wearer sufficient thermal protection from the radiated heat if entering an enclosed space".
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Posted: Mar 9, 2023

Issuance of AFS Certificate in accordance with the amendment of the AFS Convention to add the Cybutryne to the list of banned substances


An amendment to the AFS Convention was adopted to add Cybutryne (CAS No. 28159-98-0), which has been newly identified as a hazardous substance, to the list of banned substances.
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Posted: Mar 9, 2023

Carriage of immersion suits onboard Panama flagged ship

Panama Flag

During recent Port State Control (PSC) inspections of Panama Flag vessels, noting that the suit's seams, the glue used to attach the main zipper to the body of the suit, the lubrication used in the zipper, and the repairs carried out by the crew didn't follow the IMO Guidelines.
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