Consulting has always been key to the sound development and success of our organisation. We thrive to find solutions to some of the industry’s most complex and technical issues. By sharing our deep knowledge of the maritime world with our clients, and guiding them through engineering and scientific challenges, we offer them the possibility to fully reach their goals in a seamless manner.
With our significant and full time team of Mariners, Marine Engineers, Superintendents, Naval Architects and Scientists, AMA is able to provide a full suite of technical support services on an ad-hoc, permanent or semi-permanent basis to clients around the world. We presently provide such support on various issues ranging from superyacht and commercial vessel procurement and management, through to chemical carrier and hazardous cargo (hazmat) support to name a few.
Our team is also frequently called upon by owners, charterers, underwriters and other interested parties to provide specific technical assistance in a range of P&I, H&M and routine matters from the mundane to the massive. AMA is able to provide respected expert witness testimony and technical input and has done so in several jurisdictions on high profile cases ranging from a few millions to over a billion USD in claim value.
Fuel Advisory Services
The Fuel Advisory Service was developed to help clients, new and existing, to gain the maximum benefit from their fuel procurement activity by reducing waste and managing their energy consumption. Our performance statistics can demonstrate that this will help maximise your business efficiency and increase profit. The service will offer value for money and will save on cost.
Our Science Consultants will help interpret, explain, guide, and report on the scientific and technical aspects of fuel management and testing, and offer initial guidance to clients.Should an incident result in dispute, our experienced team of consultants will react on instruction and support our clients in minimising the consequence, whether this is a fuel quality dispute, machinery damage, performance dispute or cargo claim we will be there to provide expertise on all aspects of the claim and where practicable offer solutions to mitigate any potential loss. This may be by offering solutions in fuel blending, additives and/or where necessary offering advice on minimising potential damage.
AMA is actively engaged in offshore vetting and assessment activities for a range of clients, undertaking surveys in compliance with IMCA and other industry standards. We also undertake high value project cargo ‘load outs’ complete with the required carrying vessel assessments and dynamic sea loading calculations on all securing frames, cradles and lines. We work hand in hand with our clients and their other appointed consultants and handlers to ensure a smooth and safe transfer of multi-million dollar offshore structures and vessels.
Third Party Analysis Audits
Drawing from our internal team of qualified and experienced internal auditors, AMA is able to fully vet the shore based and seagoing operations of our clients and their supply chains for insurance and operational efficiency reasons. Our inspectors are able to draw on considerable and diverse experience in the commercial, military and governmental auditing realms to provide rapid and concise reporting on findings, together with constructive findings to the benefit of all interests.
AMA has previously undertaken governmental research and technical assistance programs, ranging from process audit, assessment and change recommendations through to traffic accounting and environmental impact assessments. Our in house maritime and science team are able to expertly and efficiently tackle a wide range of issues and comply fully with the reporting, costing, deadline and confidentiality concerns of governmental agencies in doing so.