Maritime Technical Services offers a wide range of maritime consulting services specializing in Coast Guard regulatory issues.

Our company has over 40 years of experience in U.S. Coast Guard regulations and compliance issues.  We can help you and your company in a wide range of areas that include: Environmental, Safety, Quality Management, Risk Assessment, Training, Vessel Security and Counter-Piracy planning as well as a host of other areas.

Our client list includes: APL Maritime Ltd, Matson, Patriot Marine Services, Patriot Contract Services, Golden Gate Ferry District, Port of Long Beach, Delta Steamship Company, Schuyler Line Navigation Company, LLC and numerous small passenger vessel owners/operators.

Our consulting services include:

  1. USCG Regulatory Issues
  2. Maritime Security Program (MSP) & ACP Issues.
    1. We develop and provide vessel specific GAP documents required for vessels enrolling in the MSP program
    2. We develop and provide Period Safety Test Procedures to ensure vessels can achieve UMS when the reflagging takes place.
    3. We develop manning analysis that conform to the IMO Principles of Safe Manning as required by current CG directives and under the IMO and SOLAS.
    4. We provide project management services for companies needing assistance when conducting reflagging vessels under the MSP program
  3. Ship Recycling, Industrial Hazard Material List Development, & PCB Environmental Issues under TSCA
    1. We perform shipboard environmental audits of vessels to determine if the vessel contain PCB’s for scrapping or when reflagging vessels in or out of the U.S Flag.  This audit are completed to support the required MARAD  self certifying statement from the company that the proposed vessel is free from containing PCBs above regulated levels.
    2. Shipping and the EPA Toxic Substances Control Act 1979
    3. Ship Recycling & Hong Kong Convention compliance
  4. Project management
  5. Auditing: ISM, VGP, Security etc.
  6. Vessel Security
    1. VSP development
    2. Anti-Piracy Annex development
  7. Fire Safety Plan development
    1. Salvor Marine Fire Fighting Plans
    2. Drafting
    3. Printing & laminating
  8. Station Bill development & printing
  9. Small Passenger Vessels
    1. Assistance with obtaining a Certificate of Inspection for existing or new vessels
    2. Development of required drawings for compliance with CG rules
    3. Project Management
    4. Provide plans when performing modifications to your vessel
    5. Conduct simplified stability tests conforming to small passenger vessel rules, deadweight surveys, and formal inclining stability analysis of inspected vessels.
  10. Training and training development