Recent Projects

Bottom survey and steel repair of harbor tug

MDP Marine Surveyors & Consultants recently acted as owner’s representative for a local tug company during a dry-docking project of one of their harbor tugs. Budgets were tight and a sharp planning was successfully maintained in order for the tug to resume its harbor duties in the Port of Willemstad.

Witness offshore crane inspection for owners in Trinidad & Tobago

MDP Marine Surveyors & Consultants was engaged by the owners of an offshore crane barge for our third party witness service, to witness and report on a comprehensive two-day crane inspection, including load testing in the Port of Willemstad by a recognized crane inspection company from Europe.

Loading of a work boat destined for Leeward Islands

For a Dutch marine contractor operating in the Caribbean region MDP Marine Surveyors & Consultants was engaged to plan, coordinate and oversee the loading operation of a workboat onto the deck of one of their other vessels. Efficient coordination between all parties allowed for the transport to depart the Port of Willemstad in less than 48 hours from arrival, including loading, sea fastening and even bunkering.

Large steering gear repair of single screw tug for client in Martinique

A ship owner and tug operator in Martinique engaged MDP Marine Surveyors & Consultants for our owner representation services for dry-docking of one of their tugs. The vessel had sustained serious damage to her steering gear and needed repairs. The entire steering gear system was disassembled, thoroughly examined, measured, repaired as necessary and reassembled afterwards. MDP Marine Surveyors & Consultants successfully managed this interesting project - whereby several critical parts had to be fabricated from scratch - from start to finish.

Reflagging of a workboat for new owners in The Netherlands

For a Dutch marine contractor we handled the reflagging process as the new owners decided to change flag. MDP Marine Surveyors & Consultants coordinated between the relevant parties and insured that all requirements were complied with, amongst which installation of the new registration number in accordance with the Rotterdam Shipping Register instructions.

Condition survey followed by towing survey for client in Trinidad & Tobago

MDP Marine Surveyors & Consultants performed a Condition Survey for prospective buyers of a crane barge. The crane barge was thoroughly surveyed and examined in the presence of representatives from the prospective buyers. The successful survey was followed by a deal between sellers and buyers and MDP Marine Surveyors & Consultants had the opportunity to perform a Towing Survey for towage to the new owner’s company base in Trinidad & Tobago.