When considering marine emergency response capability it must be noted that the coverage area of the existing offshore support vessels are normally determined by the marine departments therefore, vessels are utilized dependant on priority, when relying on existing offshore support vessels we have experienced problems arising when various requests have been made to operators with the same priority.
The following elements are designed to assist companies considering their marine emergency response needs and capability.
Is the Current Offshore vessel readily available 24/7 to intervene in emergency situations
What is the age of available vessels (Reliability)
Emergency towing capability
Pusher bow requirement (Deflecting incoming rogue vessels)
Status of Sharing agreements (general understanding or contractual commitment)
Spot Market Charter condition (ADHOC)
The support vessels trips to and from the port and the duration away from the installation.
Protecting the installations 500 Meter zone 24/7, when the installation is manned, during over side work and helicopter operations.
Fifi capability, (Self drench system)
Use of Station Identification Displays (monitor vessel movement)
Vessels Oil Spill Response Equipment, status and utilization to be determined. Agreements to cover oil spills outside vessel capacity.
External requests for vessels to support emergencies outside their normal operational area. Can you release your vessel to support other incidents?
Through international partners IEMS is able to provide purpose built emergency response vessels or modify vessels or is equally able to build purpose built vessels against long term contracts with interested clients. The choice is endless we are ready to prepare a blue print for a vessel to meet you exact needs budget.