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International Maritime Consultants

Naval Architecture

IMC’s core naval architecture / ship design consultancy services include providing advice and analysis relating to:

  • Stability – including intact and damage stability using probabilistic and deterministic methods; lightship and inclining surveys; and on board stability software
  • Vessel Motions and Seakeeping – including assessments / predictions of vessel operability and dynamic positioning (DP) performance
  • Ship Resistance and Powering
  • Launching and Docking

Assessment of MODU Motions

MODU – Ocean Monarch
Scope – Comparison of MODU motions with motions of other MODUs used previously. Input motions for dynamic drilling riser analysis.

Assessment of Bulk Carrier Stability with Cargo Shifting

Scope –Stability and motions analysis for a range of standard bulk carrier types carrying iron ore cargoes on typical routes. Work was carried out as part of the Iron Ore Technical Working Group submission to the IMO Sub-committee on Dangerous Goods, Solid Cargoes and Containers.

Docking Calculations

Vessel – RT Eduard
Scope –Docking calculations for vessel

Docking Calculations

Vessel – Far Sword
Scope –Docking calculations for vessel and design of docking cradle modifications to withstand increased loads.

Intact and Damage Stability

Vessel – Pacific Rapier
Scope – Prepare revised intact and damaged stability book following modifications (crane, mezzanine deck and methanol tank additions)

Vessel Operability Analysis

Vessel – Havila Harmony
Scope – Comparison of predicted vessel motions with recorded vessel motions during Vincent wellhead installation operations

Assessment of Stability with Crane Operations

Vessel – Nor Australis
Scope – Review of existing vessel stability documentation for crane operations and provide recommendations for crane operations and vessel loading

Assessment of Vessel Stability for AH Operations

Vessel – Lady Sandra
Scope – Assess stability for six AHT vessels in accordance with NMD anchor handling stability guidelines following Bourbon Dolphin accident

SPS Code Damage Stability Analysis

Vessel – CGG Symphony
Scope –Probabilistic damage stability analysis in accordance with SPS Code requirements for DNV approval.

Latest news

10 July 2017

IMC to oversee construction of new Fortescue tug fleet

International Maritime Consultants (IMC) has been appointed by Pilbara Marine (a fully owned subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group) (“Fortescue”)) to oversee the construction of Fortescue’s new tug fleet, to be built at the Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam. read more...

01 November 2016

IMC Al Basra class OSV exercises with USCG

An IMC-designed offshore support vessel (OSV) has recently been exercising with United States Coast Guard cutters in the Middle East. read more...

31 August 2016

New offices in the heart of Fremantle

International Maritime Consultants (IMC) has recently moved office into the newly completed Atwell Buildings in the heart of the historic port city of Fremantle. read more...

contact details

Ph +61 (8) 9335 1991
Office Address
Level 2, Suite 2, Atwell Buildings
3 Cantonment Street
Fremantle 6160

Postal Address
PO Box 558 Fremantle 6959