Compliance Support

Regs4ships became part of ChartCo Limited in September 2014. Regs4ships Consulting Services will now sit under the ChartCo brand and website. All information on Consulting Services can be found here. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

ChartCo Consulting compliance support services include Drafting Primary and Secondary legislation, Expert Witness, Marine casualty investigations for Flag States and Harbour Authorities, and Port State Control assistance with detentions.


Drafting Legislation

The ChartCo Consulting team have a unique experience and knowledge of maritime law and enforcement and are able to draft:

  • Primary and Secondary legislation
  • Instructions to surveyors
  • Shipping notices
  • Technical bulletins
  • Internal procedures

Expert Witness

The senior professionals in ChartCo Consulting are recognised industry experts. They can support civil and criminal litigation and have been instructed by many leading solicitors.

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Marine Casualty Investigations

We can conduct accident investigations for maritime administrations and other industry organisations including ship owners and port authorities. Our investigation in accordance with the IMO code will be concluded with a detailed report.

Previous assignments include:

  • A number of fatal accidents on-board a ship at sea
  • A fatal accident on-board a fishing vessel in port
  • A collision between a yacht and a tanker

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Port State Control Assistance with Detentions

We can attend on-board your detained vessel to:

  • Assist with training
  • Effectively manage deficiency rectification
  • Liaise with Port State officials

ChartCo Consulting can undertake the role of independent experts to challenge unjustified deficiencies and detentions. This service would be of interest to Flag States as well as ship owners and operators.

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