Cruise & Ferry Review - Spring/Summer 2023

150 FEATURED PARTNERS: MARINE OPERATIONS A directory of businesses that provide products and services to support operational needs AM Defence & Marine Services (AMDMS) carries out annual lifting inspections and five-year tests of equipment in accordance with statutory regulations to help shipowners detect possible defects and ensure compliance. Its engineers travel to vessels around the world. AMDMS’s lifting equipment management system logs each item of equipment in a database which shows a description, location, safe working load and when the next mandatory test is due. The system reports on equipment and valid test certificates to ensure they fully meet the current legal requirements. AMDMS maintains stocks of equipment for lifting machines and tackle, height safety applications, ropes and specialist rigging. The company works with a range of manufacturers, ensuring short lead times for non-stock items and specialist knowledge for every application. Deck and equipment | Ship equipment | Engineering | Lifting equipment inspection AM Defence & Marine Services 3 Old Barn Farm Road, Woolsbridge Industrial Estate, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne, BH21 6SP UK Niv Silberman, Business Development Manager Tel: +44 120 282 8700 Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Le Triangle de l’Arche, 8 cours du Triangle CS50101, Paris La Defense Cedex, 92937 France Andreas Ullrich, Global Market Leader – Passenger Ships and Ferries Tel: +49 172 5484134 Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore aims to shape a better maritime world for future generations. It has been pioneering the safety and performance of new technologies since 1828, and is one of the world’s leading ship classification societies and offshore safety and verification bodies. The organisation aims to be responsive and flexible without compromise, and it supports clients worldwide with the practical advice, tools and technology they need to run safe, sustainable and high-performing businesses. It is part of Bureau Veritas, one of the world leaders in testing, inspection and certification services, and has a focus on the global supply chain and blue economy. Inspection | Ship safety | Technology Photo: