All works are done in compliance with Russian and international regulatory framework. A wealth of experience of our specialists and use of state-of-the-art computer-based design systems allow prompt quality realisation of any complexity projects , providing individual approach to every our client. We do a complex of measures to carry out author's supervision, thus ensuring professional control over project implementation. We guarantee quality of our works and hold responsibility for the commitments assumed.

Карпушкина Екатерина
Karpushkina Ekaterina
Head of Department

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Types of services

  • Preliminary Cargo Plan Development

    Professional knowledge and skills of our specialists and use of hi-tech software products allow us quickly and in a quality manner prepare a cargo stowage plan, taking into consideration quantity, cargo transport characteristics and properties , as well as type of the transport means involved.

    A competently developed cargo stowage plan allows one to quickly make informed decisions on nomination of transport means suitable for transportation, enhance cargo distribution efficiency , calculate necessary securing devices, providing transportation safety and cargo integrity es, thus reducing transportation costs.

  • Cargo Information Development

    In compliance with Regulations VI/1.2 and VI/2 of the International Convention SOLAS-74, as amended, our organisation, upon a shipper's request, develops Information on cargo transport characteristics and properties , with necessary and sufficient cargo securing devices specified. We provide a service of development of General Cargo Information and CTU (container, open-top container, roll-trailer, flat-rack, etc.) Cargo Information to our Customers.

  • Author's Supervision

    Author's supervision is done in order to ensure the decisions contained in the developed documentation are implemented, which is one of the principal conditions for successful realisation of any project. The main goal of author's supervision is to maximum extent ensure implementation of the project decisions needed for safe cargo loading/discharging and transportation.

    Author's supervision conducted by a specialist-developer of the project is a guarantee that the project will be carried into effect promptly and to the fullest extent, irrespective of possible change of the initial data and force-majeure circumstances.We are ready to support our projects worldwide

  • Expert Reports

    • Expert reports on accidents related to transport. Investigations into accidents that took place in the course of carriage of various cargo types, resulting in breakdown/loss of cargoes, damage to/wreck of the ship, injury/loss of life. The picture of the accident is reconstructed, circumstances and causes of the accidents are identified on the basis of the data provided by the Customer. After the investigation competent authorities are able to make assessment of damages caused by the accident, determine degree of guilt of the responsible personnel. Carrying out of expert examinations upon requests from competent authorities and any party of the transport process relates to the same activity.
    • Expert opinion with regard to projects developed by other organisations
    • Advice on readiness of objects (cargo units) for transportation.

  • Cargo Safe Stowage and Securing for CTU

    Nowadays more and more cargoes, including bulky ones, are transported in cargo transport units (CTU) such as container, open-top container, flat-rack, roll-trailer, etc. Standard stowage and securing schemes [1, 2] have been developed for a vast number of cargoes carried in containers and other CTU (see: РД Regulations for the Safe Sea Carriage of Cargoes in Containers; IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code)).For the rest of cargoes such schemes have to be developed individually taking into account their transport characteristics and properties so as to comply with all conditions to be abided for the purpose of a particular transportation.The final stage is inspection of a packed CTU for compliance with the designed schemes, with formalisation of a CTU Packing Certificate.Not only do specialists of our company have long-term experience in working out of such schemes, but they actively participate in working out of national and international regulatory documents for safe cargo transportation in CTU. When necessary, we carry out research of cargo transport characteristics and properties.

  • Bulky and Heavy Lift (BHL) Cargo Transportation Project Development

    Specialists of our company have long-term successful experience of development of unique bulky and heavy lift cargo transportation projects .Transportation of a BHL (bulky and heavy lift) cargo is a complex of works including several stages:

    • Selection of optimal transport means, taking into account navigation and legal restrictions;
    • Preliminary calculation of feasibility of cargo transportation on/in particular transport means
    • Development of a cargo stowage plan
    • Making necessary calculations such as calculation of ship trim, stability and strength, cargo non-shiftability calculation, ballast schemes, etc.;
    • Development of cargo stowage and securing schemes
    • Endorsement by regulatory bodies.

  • Towing Manual Development

    Any towing, which is not a standard procedure, is considered as a passage and requires development of a project. Specialists of LLC "TransEngineering Company" develop projects in strict compliance with applicable regulatory documentation.

    Types of Projects

    Specialists of our company develop projects for towing/passage of objects:

    • in sea areas outside the prescribed restrictions;
    • for ships that lost their classification society class;
    • for ships, technical condition of which does not meet the IMO or class requirements;
    • for navigation via inland waterways outside the prescribed navigation area or season restrictions in compliance with the RRR requirements

    Manual Contents

    A project of towing/passage includes:

    • Towing line calculation and analysis of compliance of the towing vessel;
    • Analysis of towing/passage route, taking into consideration navigational, hydro-meteorological and operational restrictions;
    • Draft and air draught monitoring within the towing/passage route;
    • Ballast calculation while navigating in various legs of the towing/passage route;
    • Measures for preparation and conversion of the object being towed/in transit;
    • Measures to ensure safety in the course of towing/passage.

    Guidelines and Standards

    Projects of towing/passage are developed in compliance with regulatory documentation:

    1. RMRS Rules for Planning and Execution of Marine Operations;
    2. RMRS Guidelines on Technical Supervision of Ships in Service;
    3. RRR Rules for the Classification Surveys of Ships in Service;
    4. Rules for Navigation via Inland Waterways of the Russian Federation;
    5. Guidelines for Safe Ocean Towing (MSC.1/Circ. 884 as of 21.12.1998);
    6. Noble Denton Guidelines for Marine Transportations;
    7. Noble Denton Guidelines for the Approval of Towing Vessels;
    8. Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation Instruction on Safe Sea Towing as of 08.07.1996.

  • Ro-Ro Loading\Discharging Project Development

    Specialists of our company develop projects of loading/discharging of ships using Ro-Ro method, resorted to in case of bulky and heavy lift (BHL) cargo transportation , when it is not possible to use standard handling equipment or when such equipment is unavailable. Ro-Ro cargo operations may be carried out both afloat and when the barge is grounded onto a shore/underwater cushion, otherwise when strengthened barge structures are rested against the berth.

    A standard project includes:

    • Analysis of compliance of the berth with the barge mooring conditions and cargo properties;
    • Where necessary, actions for installation of additional equipment on the berth;
    • Actions for preparation of a cushion for barge grounding;
    • Assigning of operational restrictions for cargo handling operations;
    • Calculation of stages for loading/discharging and ballasting.

    Monitoring at every stage of:

    • barge trim;
    • overall strength and hull deformation;
    • local bottom strength when the barge is grounded onto a cushion;
    • hull structure strength when the barge contacts the berth;
    • ballast tank filling;
    • position of the cargo units.

  • Operational Manual Development

    All documents are developed in compliance with applicable RMRS, RRR and other classification society regulations.

    • Cargo Securing Manual (International Convention SOLAS-74, as amended, Regulation VI/5.6 and Regulation VII/5)
    • Analysis of compliance with the RMRS, RRR or other classification society class requirements
    • Reclassification Projects
    • Projects for Increase in Cargo-Carrying Capacity
    • Stability Booklet
    • Damage Stability Booklet
    • Loading Manual
    • Personnel Training Manual and Booklet on Operational Fire Fighting Measures
    • Freeboard Calculation according to RMRS and RRR requirements
    • Tonnage Calculation according to International Convention on Tonnage Measurements of Ships 1969, RRR
    • Load Line Drawing
    • Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)
    • Garbage Management Plan Calculation of Garbage Tank Volume
    • Maintenance and Repair Plan for Fire Fighting Means and Life Saving Appliances
    • Calculation of Sewage Water Disposal Rate
    • Environmental Safety Calculations
    • Ballast Water Management Plan
    • Booklet on Emergency Towing
    • Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP)
    • Procedures for Recovery of Persons from the Water
    • Fire Plan
    • Measurements of cargo tanks, stores tank and elaboration of sounding tables with list/trim taken into account.
  • Solutions for Logistics, Construction and Procurement

    There are three major questions most interesting for logistics, engineering and procurement companies:

    1. 1. Commodity limits (maximum overall dimensions and gross mass of cargo units for which transportation within a certain route is feasible);
    2. 2. Transportation feasibility, price and timing estimation;
    3. 3. Maximum possible use of tonnage and transport means cargo carrying capacity with minimisation of securing and dunnage materials, which directly influences the stevedoring costs and timing.

    This kind of shipments is being recognised as an “innovation” by Russian sea-river tonnage, and every shipment is considered individually, which may incur additional time and cost expenses for the Customer.

    Clients of LLC "TransEngineering Company" are offered to gain competitive advantage by applying to our professional team, their expert knowledge and experience to learn how to:

    • Understand the whole shipment structure, including comprehensive analysis of all underlying costs inside each transport chain. This will allow one to plan shipment costs and timing correctly;
    • Develop technical documentation (stowage and securing schemes, voyage instructions, etc.) in accordance with international and local standards, applicable throughout shipment lifetime, including approval by authorised local administrations, which serves as a good advantage when providing carriers, stevedoring and construction organisations with readily available technical task;
    • Win a significant advantage through time planning and cost estimation especially by Procurement and Construction companies, who may have agreed equipment delivery schedules in respect to particular projects expected for realisation.
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Regulatory Documents

  • International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (SOLAS 74) including Amendments
  • Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing with Amendments IMO MSC.1/Circ.1623 07.07.2020
  • The Merchant Shipping Code of the Russian Federation
  • Code of Inland Water Transport of the Russian Federation
  • MSC.1/Circ. 1497 от 16.12.2014 г. IMO/ILO/UN ECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code), MSC.1/Circ. 1497 as of 16.12.2014 г.
  • Guidelines for Safe Ocean Towing (MSC/Circ.884, 21 December 1998)
  • Marine operations and marine warranty standard, DNVGL-ST-N001, 2018
  • Noble Denton marine services - certification for towing vessel approvability, 2017
  • Rules for Safe Carriage of General Cargoes by Sea. 4-М, Volume 2, Book 3. Saint-Petersburg: JSC CNIIMF, 2012:
    • RD Regulations For The Safe Sea Carriage Of Bulky And Heavy Lift Cargoes (BHLC)
    • RD Regulations For The Safe Sea Carriage Of Metal Products
    • RD Regulations For The Safe Sea Carriage Of Unitised Cargoes
    • RD Regulations For The Safe Sea Carriage Of Reinforced Concrete Products And Structures
    • RD Regulations for the Safe Sea Carriage of Vehicles
    • RD Regulations for the Safe Sea Carriage of Cargoes in Containers
  • GOST 26653-2015. Interstate Standard. Preparation of General Cargoes for Transportation. General Requirements
  • Rules for the Classification and Construction of Sea-Going Ships, RMRS 2020
  • Rules for Planning and Execution of Marine Operations, RMRS
  • Rules for the Classification Surveys of Ships in Service, RMRS
  • Russian River Register Rules for the Classification and Construction of Ships
  • Rules of Navigation on the Inland Waterways of the Russian Federation
  • Instructions on Safety of Sea Towages of Ministry of Transport as of 08.07.1996