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PICOLO & ASSOCIADOS, LTDA.

Naval Architects & Marine Engineers

Marine and Cargo Surveyors

 

 

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE & MARINE ENGINEERING

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Aside from having Merchant Mariners, Captains, Chief Engineers and other trades onboard we are also equipped with Naval Architects and Marine Engineers ready to assist Owners with their next big project or modification. Although we are not a design firm per say, P&A is constantly participating in special projects, specific analysis, vessel modifications and various engineering calculations. We will work together with our clients in order to tailor the best solution for a particular problem - anything from a design change in operation to calculating allowable loads and limits for a particular situation. Our team of experts also comes in handy in cause consideration for H&M and P&I claims.

 

M A R I N E  &  E N G I N E E R I N G  C O N S U L T A N C Y

 

Structural Modifications

 

With our team of engineers and naval architect, we are able to tackle a wide variety of structural modifications. Our advantage is not only our technical background but also our vast knowledge of the Rules and Regulations in place. Complying with the Rules and Regulations is crucial to a safe and efficient design. With such knowledge we are also able to give Underwriters and Owners alike

 

  • Advice on Repairs and Costs
  • Preparation of Repair Specifications
  • Negotiation of Repair Accounts
  • Casualty Coordination
  • Advice on Damage Limitation and Mitigation of Loss

 

Project Cargo Stowage and Lashing Plans

 

We understand that your cargo is valuable and in order to transport and before taking on the maritime adventure, you will want to make sure it is properly secured and stowed. At P&A we are involved with verification of lashing plans and can assist as requested.  

 

Investigations

 

Accidents are prone to occur from time to time, and when they do, P&A is there to assist. We will procure all necessary available resources and third-party specialist to work together in order to get to the root cause of an issue. Once there, assist Owners in implementing a solution/modification as to prevent this from occurring again.

 

Risk Assessment and Feasibility Studies
 

Whether considering and planning a potential project, or a quick calculation onboard for a time sensitive action - you need to base your decisions on accurate information. Our feasibility study and risk assessment services will guide you in making the right decision and eliminate the unwanted risks.

 

Owner's Rep During Repair/ Construction

 

With ex-Classification Society Surveyors onboard, acting as Owner's Representative on a New Construction project or Modificaiton becomes a hassle-free task. We will work alongside all parties involved to make sure Owners are getting the best product possible.

 

 

Salvage and Wreck Removal

 

We have been involved in several Salvage and Wreck Removal operations. Our team of engineers and naval architects are ready to assist with the necessary operation, coordination and mobilization of personnel and all involvement with the local naval authorities.