McGuire Consulting has extensive experience in a range of marine operations.  This includes:

  • Developing greenfield operations
  • Reviewing existing operations for inefficiencies
  • Owners representative at incidents
  • Placing consultants into operations to manage marine operations and safety
  • Port call preparation and execution (including large passenger vessels)
  • Incident recovery to enable normal operations to resume
  • Port state control
    • Preperation for; and
    • Expediting release by managing deficiencies correctly
  • General Antarctic operations

We have the ability to place people globally to assist with the full scope of marine operations.

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Case Study

Owners representative and
Incident Recovery

Chris McGuire attended a vessel, on behalf of owners, whose anchor had ruptured a gas pipeline.  Chris managed the initial investigation and incident assessment on behalf of owners.  This included managing P & I correspondent, lawyers, classifications society, pipeline owners and anchor recovery team.  The second phase of recovery was also managed by Chris, which included transporting anchors, contracting of shipyards and attendance of class and flag.  During these two phases Chris also assisted investigations by Australian authorities, Victorian authorities and conducted the intial internal investigation himself.

Case Study
Passenger Port Call Operations

McGuire Consulting has managed many port calls, including passenger ships with 100 plus passengers undertaking Antarctic voyages.  Port call management included assignment of agents, bunker ordering, contractor management, victualling and passenger movements on behalf of owners.

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