Barge / Pontoon Surveys & Confined Space inspections
Full on hire and off hire surveys undertaken of commercial vessels, dumb barges and pontoons, ensuring that the vessel is off hired in the condition that it was accepted. Assistance and advise can be given on repairs and costings, to enable minimal delay getting the vessel back to an operational standard.
Ultrasonic testing using a calibrated Cygnus echo ultrasonic thickness meter, this is used to measure sample plate thicknesses. A visual inspection will be undertaken of the external hull and shell plate, followed by UST testing throughout the wind and waterline and the wetted sections of the hull. A comprehensive external report will be issued with advice and recommendations.
Internal inspections of main holds, fore and aft peaks can be undertaken. Assessing any damage to the barge structure, inclusive of fittings and any other equipment that is installed. A comprehensive external report will be issued with advice and recommendations. Company Risk Assessments and Method Statements can be supplied on request.
*Confined spaces should be fully vented at least 48hrs before our attendance.
Please contact us for further information and quotation.