Proclaimed Fishing Harbour Refurbishment Project.

March 2019 Input given on condition of port mechanical assets. Re-instatement of harbours (2 consultants)

Inspection and evaluation of Port Assets.

February 2017 (4 consultants)

Provision of tug-master for drydock and classification of harbour tug.

January 2016 – Completed March 2016. (1 consultant)

Input into proposed bulk cargo operation Angola.

January 2016 – Completed March 2016 Proposed bulk operation in Northern Angola. Project not feasible (3 consultants)

Four day workshop on Strategic Input into Port Pricing Models.

November 2015 Activity based costing, pay as you go principle, relationship between port landlord and tenant (3 consultants)

Maths and Science training for foreign students.

October 2015. Ongoing (2 consultants)

Marine and vessel handling input into proposed new port on the Southern African coast.

August 2015. Project on hold, pending refunding (3 consultants)

Audit on Marine historical artifacts on vessel due for sale

June 2015. Project completed Owners were concerned that artwork and artifacts on vessel would be removed prior to sale. Developed a simulated vessel profile with positioning of all artifacts noted in Audit (2 consultants)

Marine and vessel handling input into proposed buoy mooring for passenger vessels.

May 2015- Completed July 2015 Project not feasible. Lack of reliable data. (3 consultants)

Expert input into East African Port Productivity

Commencement January 2015. Completed October 2015 On the ground workflow carried out on Marine, cargo and container operations. (5 consultants)

Provision of Relief Tug Master Madagascar

Commenced December 2014- Completed 2016

Provision of Port Manager Madagascar

Commenced December 2014- Completed 2015

Provision of Expert input Marine Incident South African Coast

Commenced December 2013- ongoing 2018 Input given on Pilotage, Port Management and Navigation (6 consultants)

Provision of Expert report Marine casualty, SA Coast

Commenced February 2014. Completed May 2014 Compilation of expert report on casualty (3 consultants)

Provision of Expert input in marine fatality court case, Gansbaai

Commenced June 2012- Completed 2016
Report and testimony in ongoing  court case
(1 consultant)
Evaluation of all marine related factors involved in Marine incident. (6 consultants)

Peer review South African Port

Commenced December 2013- completed 2014 Evaluation of maritime conditions and proposals for expansion for port on the South African coast (4 consultants)

Mozambique – Feasibility Study for Proposed New Bulk Port

Commenced September 2012 – Completed April 2013 All input into Marine Design, Operation, Training and simulation of vessel operation. BMC Project (30 consultants)

Workflow Project Radio Holland

Commenced September 2011 – January 2013 Project Management -Provision, Implementation, training and oversight – Workflow and company procedures investigation – Radio Holland South Africa BMC Project (3 Consultants)

South African Police Services (SAPS) Specify, Adjudicate and Build Oversight Project Phase 2

Commenced Specification July 2010 (2 Months) Specify, Adjudicate and Build Oversight Project Phase 2 – which is for a further four 16m Deep Sea Patrol vessels. (2 Surveyor/Consultants), BMC Project (2 Consultants)

East African Community Transport Strategy Development Project – Maritime Strategy

Commenced October 2009 Completed June 2011 18 month project (3 Consultants). (BMC Sub Contractors to Aurecon – (Africon Ltd East Africa)) (Completed 2011)

South African Police Services (SAPS) Build Oversight Project Phase 1

Commenced March 2008-Completed 2010 Phase 1- Four 16m Deep Sea Patrol vessels (Build Project)(Work suspended – Shipbuilder liquidated) (BMC Project) (3 Consultants)

Namport – ISPS Audit

Commenced October 2009 complete January 2010 Undertake ISPS Code Audits for all Namibian Ports BMC Project (3 Consultants)

Bangladesh Maritime Legislation Review

Commenced January 2008 and completed November 2008 Translate and Compile SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Convention into local Bangladesh Maritime Legislation. BMC Project (1 Consultant)

Mpumalanga Economic Development Project

Commenced in April 2005 and completed in September 2008 A Skills Development Program for a Network of Small Exporters., consisting of a 5 Phase Project (2 Consultants) BMC Sub Contractors to ADEC

Luanda – Angola – Passenger Ferry Service

Commence January 2008- Complete September 2008 Phase 1-Pre Feasibility Establishment of New Ferry Service – Plan and cost ferry service, vessel and infrastructure, (6 Months) BMC Sub Contractors to Africon Ltd (3 Consultants)

Namibia Port Master Plan Study Project for Namport

Commenced February 2007 – Completed September 2007 Namibia Port Master Plan Study Project for Namport, in the Ports of Walvis Bay and Luderitz (7 Months) (Joint Africon Namibia and Hamburg Port Consultancy Contract) (8 Months BMC Sub Contractor (3 Consultants)

Independent Surveyor Project – Condition Survey of all SAPS

Completed February 2007 Independent Surveyor Project – Condition Survey of all SAPS (South African Police Craft (12 months) (5 Consultants) BMC Contract (3 Consultants)

Inland Waterways Vessel survey and build oversight.

Completed December 2006 Various inland waters passenger and small vessel safety insurance surveys and build oversight projects (9 months) (2 Consultants) (BMC Contracts)

Inland waters passenger and small vessel safety surveys and build oversight projects

Completed December 2008 Various inland waters passenger and small vessel safety surveys and build oversight projects (2005-2008)  ( 36 Months) (BMC Contracts) (2 Consultants)

Compiling and Translating International Maritime Conventions into Local Legislation. For UAR (Abu Dhabi)

Completed December 2007 Compiling and Translating International Maritime Conventions into Local Legislation. For UAR (Abu Dhabi) (9 Months) BMC Sub Contractor (1 Consultant) [hr]

Smaller Projects (Less than 6 months)

2013 Tug drydock oversight Durban June 2012 Shark Cage Accident Specialist Advice to legal team 1 Consult 2 weeks BMC Contract Completed July 2012 May 2012 Mooring plan for Oil Rig Cape Town Harbour Sub Tech 2 Consultants – 2 days Completed June 2012 BMC Contract May 2011 to present Various Vessel Safety Surveys for Noble Denton – On-going ! surveyor 2 to 3 days each ND Contracts 2003  to 2008 Adjudicate tenders for SAPS 16m Patrol Vessels Phase 1- 4 Vessels Completed March 2008 (1 month) BMC Contract Compile Specifications for SAPS 16m Patrol vessels Phase 1 (6 weeks) Completed January 2008 BMC Contract (2 Consultants) Various warehouse safety and cargo insurance surveys (6 Months) Completed September 2008 (BMC Contracts) (3 Consultants) South African Police Services (SAPS) project to report on proposed upgrade of engines in SAPS 16m vessel replacement program (1 Month) Completed October 2007 BMC project (2 Consultants) Various warehouse safety and cargo surveys (4 Months) Completed December 2006 BMC Contracts (3 Consultants) Implementation of Inland Waters Legislation project for Department of Transport in the RSA (9 Months) (4 Consultants) Completed March 2005 BMC Contract Project for ITE Consulting (South Africa) (RSA)/ NorControl IT (Norway) investigating and compiling statistics on AIS and Vessel Traffic Services Base Stations Networks Implementation (3 Months) Completed December 2004 BMC Contract VTMIS investigative project for UAR on Communications and Radar Systems (1 Month)  Completed December 2003 BMC Sub Contractor

Contact Information

BMC Africa – Burport Marine Consultancy (Africa) Pty Ltd.

Contact:  (+27) 84 729 1672

Office Address: 1 Argo Road, Ottery, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa