GASDOCTORS-EXPERT MARINE CHEMISTS
By order of the Dutch Law ( Labor circumstances Act 1997), repairs in/ on or onto tanker vessels carrying-, or empty but previous laden with dangerous cargo and being found within Dutch territorial waters, is prohibited without a Health-& Safety Declaration.
Owners & representatives /agents /captains or repair companies are obliged to apply first for this “gas free-certificate” with a Marine-Chemist prior commencing planned works or repairs.
Special attention is given to enclosed or confined spaces as well as to “hot work” permits or specific potential toxic environments (within the cargo zone) and additional advises is offered to maintain the safety. VANDERPERS MARITIME BV is able to provide the necessary certificates (under the Dutch terms) to make sure that the repairs to the vessel can be carried out safely.
Our Marine Chemists conduct those surveys within the legal rules as stipulated in the Dutch labor circumstances Regulation Chapter 4
Furthermore we provide global services on general marine chemist- and safety-duties during hazardous materials and dangerous cargo handling as a result of shipping incidents or dangerous-cargo mishaps (SALVAGE). Our main tasks then is to advice upon- and to safeguard the life and good health of both crew and laborers who are subjected to dangerous-cargo handling as well as to maintain vessel’s safety!