C&G wish to convey the sad news that Captain Peter Bass passed away suddenly, whilst at home, on 29th March 2014. Peter had close to 50 years experience in the shipping industry, both as seafarer and master, and then later as director of Christy and Griffin. Peter will be missed by all of us at Christy and Griffin, and by his many colleagues and acquaintances within the shipping industry.
Christy & Griffin is pleased to announce that we are now able to provide marine insurance inspections throughout Australia, following our recent partnership with maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS).
Christy and Griffin are delighted to announce a strategic alliance with Geelong Maritime services and are now able to offer full and experienced coverage in the ports of Melbourne, Geelong and Portland.
We are pleased to notify all of our customers, that Mr Russell Wotton has completed and successfully passed the IIMS diploma in Marine Surveying.
Christy and Griffin are pleased to advise that the central office at Port Kembla has now been relocated to Gateway House, North, Upstairs. These new offices are ideal for our increased workforce and expansion programme.
Christy and Griffin are pleased to advise the successful due diligence for the export of iron ore through Port Kembla. Christy and Griffin will be monitoring the process from mine head to the final loading of the vessel.
Christy and Griffin are pleased to advise that an agreement has been signed with Aalmar Surveys London, to service their Pre-Purchase inspections of vessels in the South East Asia and Australasia region.
We are delighted to announce that Mr John Petiquin has successfully completed the IIMS Diploma in Marine Surveying, in addition to this success, John has been working full time in all aspects of the operation. As one of the modules making up the diploma is bulk and bulk cargo vessels, and having completed the practical requirements, John has now qualified also a Grain Surveyor, under the stipulation of the Export Control Act.
Christy and Griffin announce that they are now active in Port Lincoln, with three grain vessels during the month of January 2013.