Oceanus Marine Ltd

No. 2, Apartment 1, Victory Street,   Gzira   GZR 1300
(+356) 2163 7737
(+356) 7942 2440

Our mission is to provide 24/7 professional, customized and real-time quality and technical services to the marine industry across the globe.

Located in Malta, right in the centre of the Mediterranean and at the cross-roads of major shipping lanes, Oceanus Marine is strategically poised to provide its clients with independent marine surveys, inspection, marine engineering, repairs and technical marine consulting services to the industry in general including ship and yacht owners, management companies, agents, oil & gas companies and law firms in case of litigation.

Having a broad span of more than 28 years of international experience on ocean going vessels, our surveyors, technical services and on-site repair teams of professionals are available 24/7 to render their assistance for both offshore and onshore assignments.

Our team of highly qualified superintendants, marine engineers, naval architects and certified marine surveyors have been credited to date with a number of high profile surveys, technical consultancies, project management assignments, over 35 dry-dockings, several major & minor conversions from single-hull to double-hull tankers, conversions from tankers to oil recovery vessels, numerous cargo lines & segregated ballast systems modifications, procurement & supplies of ships' parts and environmental protection services.

Oceanus Marine are appointed as unrestricted marine surveyors on behalf of the Maltese Government (unrestricted), MCA (restricted), flag inspectors for Commonwealth of Dominica and INSB exclusive surveyors for Malta. They are also certified as MLC 2006 Train the Trainers and Surveyors on behalf of Transport Malta.

Oceanus Marine is also an active member of SCMS, FEMAS, IMarEST, IET & MNA.

TM Appointed Government Ship Surveyor
Surveys carried out on vessel and yachts both commercial and pleasure on behalf of the Government of Malta.

Certificate of Survey & Tonnage Measurement
Such surveys are undertaken to determine tonnage measurements, survey reports, statutory certificates for vessels and yachts both pleasure and commercial.

Commercial Yacht Coding
Surveys and inspections carried out on commercial yachts on behalf of the Government of Malta.

Commercial Vessel Coding
Surveys and inspections carried out on commercial yachts on behalf of the Government of Malta.

Mini-ISM & MLC 2006 Documentation
Documentation required by the vessel/yacht owners in respect to the MLC 2006 and ISM are catered for. These policies and forms are custom created for each and every company.

MLC 2006 Train-the-Trainer
To strengthen the capacity of trainers to train maritime labour inspectors in the MLC 2006. Better quality and consistency in worldwide inspection systems is the aim of this course.

MLC 2006 Inspectors & Surveyors
To strengthen the knowledge of maritime labour inspectors in the MLC 2006. Better quality and consistency is thus ensured on a worldwide scale.

MCA Surveys
Surveys for vessels, pleasure & commercial yachts under 24m.

INSB Regional Surveyor
The International Naval Survey Bureau ensures applicable safety standards are met and maintained within the Mediterranean, European and North African region.

Commonwealth of Dominica Flag Inspector
Vessel registration under Dominica is efficient, straightforward and cost effective. This registry offers owners a cost effective registration with no tonnage tax or size restrictions.

Pleasure Yachts Condition & Evaluation
The C&E report provides a detailed and clear picture of the pleasure yacht's equipment, structural integrity and machinery and also a market value based on the current market trends.

P&I Hull & Machinery
Surveys conducted on behalf of P&I clubs, insurance underwriters and claims departments.

Vessel & Yacht Pre-Purchase Survey
A comprehensive survey intended to cover vessel's & yacht's hull, cargo tanks / holds, machinery & equipment, void spaces and accommodation quarters.

Sea Trials & Commissioning
Ships & Yachts - Overall condition of the Hull, Deck, Machinery, Electrical installation, Navigational equipment are thoroughly inspected.

Damage & Accident Surveys
Mainly undertaken for investigation, identification & quantification of damages. Casualty investigations are also undertaken on behalf of insurance underwriters.

Thermal Imaging & Moisture Reading
Used to identify hidden structural failures on GRP, wood, steel & aluminum hulls, delamination and osmosis in fiberglass, previous repairs. Electrical installations & engine diagnosis.

On / Off Hire Surveys
These surveys are requested by charterers prior to or upon completion of a charter party. Structural damages, general condition of tanks / holds and bunker fuels quantification are inspected.

Ship Repairs Consultancy
Steel & pipework, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronic, Refrigeration & Air-condition, Hydraulic, Fuel injection & turbo, Fiberglass, Stainless steel works, Manufacture & Fabrication machine shop.

Dry-Dock Consultants
Consultants, Procurement, Professional Dry docking specifications & Superintendence.

IMDG Cargo Surveys
Inspections are carried out using relevant IMO codes and guidelines. Aimed to inspect all areas of Dangerous Goods handling and stowage including specialized packaging and transportation.

Vessel Cargo Surveys
The following are inspected: Draft & Sealing survey Stability calculations Cargo operations monitoring Lashing condition survey Cargo gear inspection and certification Hazardous cargo inspection.

Cargo Lashing & Securing Surveys
Including heavy lift cargo surveys. Undertaken to verify cargo stuffing procedures including quantities, lashing & securing of cargo to minimise damages during loading and transportation operations.

Gas-Free Inspections
For safe hot-works and entry in enclosed spaces, the identification of gases including oxygen content housed are necessary as per regulations.

Tank Inspection Surveys
Mainly undertaken for investigation, identification and quantification of damages and/or cleanliness. Identification of any bacteria and damages caused due.

New Built Consultancy
Naval architecture, design, inclining/intact/damage stability calc. & manuals, freeboard assignment, modifications, piping designs & major conversions. Drawings, ship board manuals & safety plans.

Lifting Eq. & Gangway Certification
Such certification surveys are conducted in line with international standards / norms to ensure fitness for use.

Cargo Oil Hoses Inspection & Cert.
Cargo oil hoses are inspected and certified in line with international standards and as per regulations.

Dry & Reefer Container Surveys
Includes structural integrity, repair inspection, stuffing, sealing and loading inspection.

Medical Lockers & Certification
Inspection and certification of medical lockers according to regulations and supply of medicines when required.

LSA & FFE Servicing & Surveys
Supply & servicing of all kinds of fire & safety equipment, and consultancy. Life saving equipment service & supplies.

Noise Surveys & Certification
Sound levels are recorded on board vessels / commercial yachts as required by SOLAS Regulation II-1/3-12. Certificate issued accordingly.

Lubrication Oil & Fuel Analysis
Laboratory full analysis of lubrication and fuel. Potential engine problems are likely to be identified before the components actually fail.

UTM & DPI Testing
Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement on steel hulls to determine steel hull thicknesses. Dye Penetration Testing to identify any cracks or porous materials which are not visible to the naked eye.

Jack-Up & Oil-Rig Movements
Anywhere in the world at a short notice. Such supervision entails logistics, loading & transportation procedures, towage approvals, inspection of rig integrity, condition & stability & safety certs.

Pre-Vetting Inspections
We provide pre-vetting inspection and consultancy services on board oil tankers and bunker barges in line with international regulations and OCIMF.

Bunker & De-Bunkering Quality & Qty.
Undertaken to assure quantity and quality of marine fuel oil and gas oil loaded in-port or off-shore on board ocean going vessels.

Oceanus Marine enjoys an excellent track record in the conversion of Aframax size single-hull to double- hull tankers and bunker barges, major & minor modifications of hulls, cargo systems, ballast systems and machinery. Design, construction, commissioning and installation stages are managed by Oceanus Marine personnel and, when necessary with specialised sub-contractors..

The choice for a conversion is often determined by specific project needs. Tanker conversions require various complex structural adjustments to be made to the shipís hull and structure. Oceanus Marineís engineers and naval architects perform model tests and finite element calculations to prepare for all structural and naval aspects of a tanker conversion and/or modification..

For each conversion and/or modification project Oceanus Marine develop an operational strategic plan, which meets both the clientís and projectís needs and expectations.

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Services Offered:

Cargo Surveyors
Loss Adjusting Services
Marine Surveyors
Registration of Ships & Yachts
Ship Repairs
Tonnage Surveys