ISM / ISPS / MLC Code Compliance

ISM Code Compliance

Since the introduction of the ism code, top gained experience with guiding clients towards ism compliance. This includes the certification process. the succes lays in our approach! We know what to do, connect people and let them participate.
ISM compliance

Introduction
From the introduction of the ISM Code in 1994 till today TOP consultants are actively involved in ISM Compliance at client organizations worldwide. Over the years and with a variety of design and implementation projects we gained knowledge, experience and seniority of this subject.

TOP consultants can be of value during:

  • A (major) conversion;
  • New build;
  • Change of flag;
  • Change of management;
  • Merger of company’s;
  • Installation new ship management entity; or,
  • SMS upgrade or complete re-design

TOP consultants are familiar with and have inside knowledge of a variety of flag states and RO guidelines. They are familiar with all type of vessels. From tall ships to passenger vessels and from general cargo to heavy lift or special purpose vessels. We support commercial (super) yacht builders and owners as well.

Way of Work

  • Our way of work is up to your wish! For example:
  • We can take the lead and take full responsibility;
  • We can supervise the team and ensure progress;
  • We can do quality checks on regular basis.

Deliverables

  • Gap analysis & plan of approach;
  • ISM, ISPS, MLC Compliance;
  • Statutory requirements (flag) implemented and in compliance.

“THE SHEEN REPORT DID NOT STOP AT IDENTIFYING THE SHORTCOMINGS OF THE MASTER. THE INQUIRY REVEALED THAT THE SHORE MANAGEMENT, TOWNSEND CAR FERRIES LTD, WAS JUST AS BLAMEWORTHY”.

Harold of Free Enterprise Disaster

Benefits

1. Compliance with IMO (legal) and statutory (flag) requirements;
2. Cost reduction by means of incident management, planned maintenance and less chance of interference from flag state or port state;
3. Workable and accepted safety management system (SMS);
4. Reduction of (over) regulation and administrative burden;
5. More seniority at department level (SHEQ & Technical);
6. Risks to your ships, personnel and the environment identified and assessed;
7. Appropriate safeguards installed.

Investment

The investment depends on the period, location and activities between starting point and project closure. We are able to make an offer after the availability of this information.

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