International contacts and specialist knowledge enable HPMS to offer sound advice and guidance for prospective buyers. The sale & purchase activity would be initiated and tailor made to the clients needs and will be provided for on a turnkey basis.
Identifying suitable vessels
The pre-purchase inspection which normally is done in a day and to the client specific requirements is to provide the information needed in connection with the purchase contract negotiation or in connection with project financing.
The vessel will be examined by our experienced staff and shall include visual inspection of all accessible areas, including the following:
- Hull Condition
- Cargo equipment
- Deck equipment
- Accommodation areas
- Navigation equipment
- Deck and Machinery log books
Statutory documents and certificates onboard will be examined to establish the current status for the vessels with respect to compliance with present international regulations.
Status with respect to compliance with statutory regulations that have been adopted and which may affect the vessels in the next few years will also be investigated.
A written report with a summary of the condition of all major areas will be provided following the inspection. The main elements in the report are:
- A statement of facts including particulars of the vessel,
- The validity of the certificates
- Consumption figures
- Condition assessment of Main & Auxiliary Machinery
- The condition of the vessel
- Representative photos of all areas inspected
Change of flag and registration
Delivering vessels for purchase
HPMS can also provide ship investment analysis and sensitivity studies.