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SEAHARMONY provides remote magnetic compass adjustment service

Despite of the modern technologies, Vessel Owners, Vessel Operators, Masters, Officers,, Coastal Pilots and Industry Organisations are recognizing the importance of non-digital Conventional equipment like magnetic compasses and the need to maintain deviation within acceptable limits in accordance with SOLAS V/19.2.1 and IMO Res. A.382(X) requirements.

Adjustment of  deviation of magnetic compass is requiring assistance of qualified professionals most of the times.

SEAHARMONY in cooperation of IACA are offering the service of such professionals. Their team consist of ex-sea going Masters who were additionally trained and are qualified Compass Adjusters certified by ABS Class.

—The unique feature of this service that they can conduct adjustment of deviation of vessel’s magnetic compass remotely, providing clear instructions and guiding Officers on board via by e-mail. The remote adjustment will considerably  reduce the cost, do not require delay the vessel, expensive boat services for embarking and disembarking Adjustor or restrictions in coastal sailing for Compass swing. It can be done while vessel is underway towards her next port of call. —It is not necessary to make full turn 360 degrees for verifying deviation. The compass adjustment can be carried out based on one quadrant of deviation data. All required is Officers cooperation and following the instructions in the process of remote magnetic compass adjustment.
—After receiving of deviation data,  each coefficient will be analysed based on those figures, and recommend setting correcting tools accordingly. Deviation data are requested to be taken again after adjustments to verify results and produce a certificate and repeatedly do the same until all adjustments have been done properly (in accordance with SOLAS requirements).

Upon completion of the compass adjustment, an appropriate certificate endorsed by qualified Compass adjustor will be received.