Alphard: Audits, Surveys & Inspections

We assist ship owners to take preventive, proactive and corrective measures to either eliminate or minimize any kind of accidents/ incidents and near miss. We are consistent and persistent in delivering our best services as per present industry requirements to satisfy our clients.

Audits & Inspections
Alphard recognizes the importance of vessels being suitably fit for the purpose to maintain both safety and efficient marine operations. Our qualified and experienced auditors provide an extensive range of Audit and Inspection service to global markets to meet our client’s specific requirements and international industry standards.We cater to the below;

·         Internal ISM
·         ISPS Audit
·         MLC Internal Audit
·         Navigation Audit
·         Internal RPS (Manning Agency Audit)
·         Internal ISO Audit
·         ISO Certification of Companies (Consultation)

Naval Architecture Calculations
At Alphard, we provide following Naval Architecture Services.

Draft Survey
Our team of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers carryout draft survey;

·         Determine the quantity of cargo loaded into a vessel
·         Lightship particulars in comparison to sister vessel
·         Generate an independent Draft Survey report for all types of vessels.

Towing Plan/ Bollard pull Calculation

Ship Design & Consultancy

Concept Design

Vessel’s main particulars are developed based on client’s requirements like cargo type, deadweight & speed. Our major areas of operation are;

·         General Arrangement Plan
·         Powering
·         Preliminary Stability calculations
·         Mid-ship section
·         Equipment Number calculation

Basic Ship Design

We provide complete basic ship design including

·         Hydrostatic & stability booklets
·         Structural drawing
·         Machinery and piping design
·         Safety plans - LSA, FFA, and LSS.
·         Statutory Plans - Like Loading and Tonnage
·         Outfitting Plans
·         Accommodation Plans

Ship Plans Digitization

Ship plan digitization is basically Conversion of your ship's paper drawings into AutoCAD and pdf format.

·         Convert paper copies to digital AutoCAD & PDF format.

Inclining Experiment Test & Report

·         Dead weight survey
·         Lightship survey
·         Inclining Procedure & Experiments
·         Inclining Report

Alphard Maritime (Inspection Service)

·         ALPHARD is one of the largest NDT companies across the globe.
·         ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004 Certified
·         Alphard is capable of serving NDT projects of any size which need many technicians.
·         7 Strong years in business with more than 350 ships surveys a year

Approved by Major Classification Societies

Ø  American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
Ø  Bureau Veritas(BV)
Ø  Korean Register of Shipping (KR)
Ø  Lloyd's Register (LR)
Ø  Det Norske Veritas(DNV) and Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Ø  Indian Register of Shipping (IRS)
Ø  Nippon KaijiKyokai(NKK)
Ø  RegistroItalianoNavale(RINA)
Ø  China classification society (CCS)

Our Proficiencies includes

Non Destructive testing - Ultra-Sonic Thickness Measurement (UTM)

Our inspection includes welding evaluation, measuring dimension, material characterization, thickness measurement and more like locating surface & subsurface defects in metals, finding internal weld imperfections, measuring thickness etc. We ensure Safe and Hazardless testing

Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)

Radiography Testing (RT)

Ø  Pipelines
Ø  Pipe welds
Ø  Structural steel weld joints
Ø  Welder certification coupons
Ø  Casting
Ø  Structures & Storage
Ø  Pressure vessels & Boilers & Many more

Rafting Survey

Ultrasonic Thickness flaw / Pipe Scans.(UTF)

Liquid Penetrate Testing. (LPT)

Rope access - to access difficult-to-reach locations

Docking Supervision
Noise Measurement
Hatch Cover UT Testing
Thermal Imaging

Pre-purchase inspections

Having a Condition Assessment of vessels prior to purchase, taking over technical management or chartering is very vital to ensure trouble free commercial operations.
Alphard Maritime carries out Pre-purchase inspections and assist you to make strategic decisions about taking a ship under you wings.