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International Maritime Consultants

Offshore Engineering

IMC’s core offshore and marine engineering services include providing advice and analysis relating to:

  • Lift Engineering – including in harbour, vessel to vessel, and subsea lift analysis as well as operability analysis for lifting
  • Transportation and Loadout Engineering – including load out design and analysis; vessel towing assessment; towing gear design; ramp design and analysis; vessel motions and dynamic loads; sea fastening; tow planning; and determination of metocean conditions
  • Operations Simulation – including umbilical systems management; towed body operations; launch and recovery; and overall vessel operability
  • Vessel Systems Engineering – including all aspects of ship systems; bulk cargo handling (liquid and dry); and systems for hazardous and noxious liquid substances (HNLS) and low flashpoint liquids (LFL)
  • Mooring Design and Analysis – including for inshore, offshore, load out, and vessel berth moorings; anchor assessment; mooring installation analysis and planning; and mooring sign off and certification.
  • Navigation aids design
  • Jack Up Rig Site Specific Assessment

Jack Up Site Specific Assessment

Vessel – Santa Fe
Scope –Site specific assessment in accordance with SNAME T&R 5-5A for submission to Bureau Veritas

NWS Stage V LNG Jetty – Lift Engineering

Scope –Lift engineering for pre-assembled units and loading arms for construction of North West Shelf Stage V LNG jetty.

Gorgon LNG Jetty Caisson Barge – Sea Fastening

Vessel – Boa 33
Scope – Designed bolted multi-use sea fastening arrangement for transport of concrete caissons from Fremantle – Barrow Island

Gorgon LNG Jetty Caisson Barge - Mooring

Vessel – Boa 33 / Pacific Wrangler
Scope – Mooring system design for offloading of caissons from semi-submersible barge

MODU Prelaid Mooring Design

Vessel – Jack Bates
Scope – Prelaid mooring systems design c/w synthetic inserts, for MODU Jack Bates for Hess NWS Exploration

Towed Body Simulation

Vessel – Fugro Equator
Scope –Tow cable load analysis, geometry and dynamics when towing towfish sensor on up to 9.5 km of fibre optic umbilical

Tank Transport Engineering

Vessel – Go Enif / Labroy 256
Scope –Engineering and tow planning for transport of two 35 metre diameter fuel oil tanks from Bell Bay, Tasmania to Newcastle, NSW

Jackup Barge Wet Tow

Vessel – Eunsung 1200
Scope –Engineering and tow planning for wet tow of jackup barge, Eunsung 1200, from Dampier to Fremantle

Crane Barge Analysis

Vessel – AMS Gladstone
Scope – Designed barge mooring, crane mats and fastening and determined crane operating limits and DAFs for crane barge operation on Brisbane Riverwalk replacement project

Lift Engineering

Scope –Lift engineering for pre-assembled units and loading arms for construction of Woodside Pluto LNG jetty

Mangrove Passage Cyclone Moorings

Scope – Designed a series of 50+ piled cyclone moorings located in Mangrove Passage to provide for vessels operating on Gorgon and later the Wheatstone projects.

Vessel Mobilisation

Vessel – Normand Clough
Scope –Sea fastening design for mobilisation of field abandonment spread onto Normand Clough for Lufeng 22-1 field abandonment

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