Do you own, plan to build, or operate a SOLAS passenger vessel, casino or cruise ship, RO-RO, or high speed craft? Do you want to embark passengers in the United States? If you answered yes to any of these questions then Substantial Compliance is for you. We are the premier Marine Consultants for helping you successfully complete the U.S. Coast Guard Initial Control Verification Examination required for all foreign passenger vessels prior to embarking passengers in the United States. We are experienced in project management, building and converting vessels to meet all U.S. Coast Guard and Public Health Regulations.

Passenger Vessels are our only business. Don't be fooled by other marine consultants. There is a significant difference in the rules and regulations between cargo and passenger vessels. This is why you require experts in the passenger vessel field to alleviate any potential problems.

Services We Provide.

Project Management and Construction

Structural Fire Protection plan review and inspection

Initial Control Verification pre-survey

Public Health/Galley inspections and surveys

Drydock and Repair specifications

Fire Control Plan verification

Galley remodels to U.S. Public Health

Marpol and pollution surveys

Security plans

Pre-Purchase surveys and reports

Survival craft - Life boat and davit life raft training

Coast Guard fire and boat drill training

United States Coast Guard regulations

New Regulation Surveys and reports

Technical guidance for appeals to the U.S. Coast Guard

Accident Investigations

Expert Witness

AutoCad Drawings and modifications