Aquamarine are accredited marine designers and surveyors. Our Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ) Accreditation compliance categories include: design, survey, stability, safety equipment, positive flotation statements, machinery, load lines and marine pollution.
Based in Hawthorne, Aquamarine is centrally located, close to Brisbane's major boatbuilding and hardstand facilities, and the airport. The other major centres of the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast are also within easy reach. With a range of trusted associates along the Eastern Seaboard, help is never far away. We look forward to opening our Central Queensland office shortly.
Formed by Antony Krokowski, Aquamarine strives to take the hassle out of marine safety compliance. Antony delivers professionalism with integrity, as a Registered Professional Engineer in Queensland (RPEQ). To offer professional engineering services (including Naval Architecture) in Queensland, the Professional Engineers Act 2002 requires that the engineer be registered (RPEQ).
Antony continues his appointed to the Executive COmmittee of the Australian Division Council, Royal Instititute of Naval Architects (RINA).
Antony's experience before Aquamarine includes five years as Senior Naval Architect for Maritime Safety Queensland. Prior to this he was a Naval Architect for the NSW Waterways Authority (now called NSW Maritime). Aquamarine is acutely aware of the potential pitfalls and delays in commercial certification, particularly for mutual recognition of boats that wish to transfer interstate.
Antony has also investigated a number of recreational boating incidents and has served as a Safety Judge for the Australian Marine Awards (Boat of the Year) for three years. Antony is an active member of the National Marine Safety Committee's (NMSC's) Technical Advisory Panel and Standards Australia Small Craft Committee.
Cargo Securing Surveys and Seafastening Design/Calculations
We can perfom both the design and surveying of cargo securing, lashings and seafastenings. Our High Value/Heavy Lift Project Cargo experience includes a 360t Turbine and a 240t Generator loadout, each with over 100t transporters added for loadin. We have experience with large mining excavators and trucks and lattice boom cranes, for both Interstate and International voyages. Generally, we apply the IMO Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing, with adjustments for Weather Restricted voyages.
AMSA recently conducted a Focused Inspection Campaign on container securing http://www.amsa.gov.au/Shipping_Safety/Marine_Notices/2010/02.10.pdf from 1 February 2010 to 30 April 2010.
RPEQ Marine Design Certification
In Queensland, the Professional Engineers Act 2002 requires that people offering professional engineering services (including Naval Architecture) must be an RPEQ. ( See www.bpeq.qld.gov.au )
We're providing RPEQ design certification for both the GLNG and QCLNG Gas Project Marine Offloading Facilities based in Gladstone.
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RPEQ: Registered Professional Engineer Queensland. The Professional Engineers Act 2002 requires that people offering professional engineering services (including Naval Architecture) must be an RPEQ. ( See www.bpeq.qld.gov.au )
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