Expert MarineChemists & Safety
Before entering a shipyard or dry dock for planned maintenance or repairs, all tanker vessels (laden or not with specified dangerous cargoes) must comply with national and local port safety regulations (Dutch ‘Labour Circumstances Act 1997’). All vessels must have a Health & Safety certificate, or a ‘gas-free’ certificate, issued by a qualified Marine Chemist.
NofaMarsac conducts these inspections and can issue the requisite certificates. We pay special attention to atmosphere testing of empty tanks, enclosed and confined spaces. Ensuring they are free of inflammable or toxic gases allows work to be safely done in these areas. We provide ‘hot work’ permits where necessary.
All our Marine Chemists have been through excellent training and have gained considerable experience in related safety matters over many years. Nofa & Marsac International B.V. is the sole Training Institute for Marine Chemists in the Netherlands and satisfies the general acceptance conditions established in the Hobéon SKO Rules for Acceptance of Training Courses and also the requirements of SKO-Regeling SGT.
As part of our training we offer structured courses in Explosive Gases Testing and Confined Spaces Entry for ship crew members who regularly sail with dangerous goods, oil rig personnel or process operators working in oil refineries and chemical plants. We will provide our training courses anywhere in the world, whether on board your vessel at anchorage, alongside or during dry docking, on oil platforms or shore side establishments.
Jan van Galenstraat 41/51
NL-3115 JG Schiedam
+31 10 273 62 50
+31 10 427 96 29