Bridging the Gap

Our team is here to help bridge the gap between managers and crews. We don't just prescribe guidelines, we help implement solutions. QKeymarine provides the support necessary to enable you to implement the highest quality standards in your operations.


Guiding you every step of the way

QKeymarine is your complete marine consultancy team. Built from the ground up with core strengths in knowledge, flexibility, experience and implemenation. Compliance in the marine industry has never been this easy!

Our Services


STS operations

Whether you’re an Operator of an oil tanker, gas tanker or dry cargo vessel, or an STS Service Provider you need to exercise due diligence. The operation offshore needs to be conducted to a standard as close as possible to established industry best practices.

We provide ship operators and managers with consultancy on suitability and compatibility of participating vessels. We also assist the ship in preparing for upcoming STS operations

  • Documentation
  • Crew Training
  • Drills
  • Equipment Checks

STS Service Providers need to be competent and reliable. We assist STS Service Providers in developing and implementing their Safety Management System. Furthermore, we can arrange and facilitate for independent auditing and assessment.

Management systems

QKeymarine provides consultancy and implementation services related to Safety and Quality Management Systems afloat and ashore.

If you are a vessel operator or manager we can offer you compliance services and training with regard to the following:

  • ISM
  • ISPS
  • MLC
  • Audits
  • TMSA
  • Flag & Port State Inspections
  • Pre-Vetting for SIRE & other inspections

We also provide consultancy and implementation services to Oil Terminals in line with OCIMF’s Marine Terminal Operator Competence and Training Guide.

Ship Surveys
  • P&I Clubs entry surveys and representation
  • H&M Insurance entry surveys and representation
  • Vessel and Cargo damage surveys
  • Pre-purchase surveys
  • Pre-chartering surveys
  • Suitability surveys
  • Incident/accident investigation on behalf of ship operators, flag authorities, P&I Clubs and H&M Insurances.
  • Cargo Surveys
  • Draft Surveys
  • Bunker Surveys

We provide the necessary representation required to safeguard your interests, limit your liability, and meet statutory obligations.

Who are QKeymarine?



To provide expert maritime solutions tailored to your needs.


To make compliance with best practices in the maritime industry plain sailing.


Team work is the key to success.
Our clients come first.

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Client Sectors

Ship Owners, Operators & Managers


Oil Terminal Managers & Operators

STS Service Providers

P&I Clubs

P&I Correspondents

Coastal State Authorities

H&M Insurances

Flag Authorities

Get In Touch

Contact one of our directors, so together we can chart a course to achieving your goals.

QKeymarine Ltd.
7, Triq il-Madonna tal-Virtut
Gharb, Gozo
GRB 1401, Malta


P: Capt. Gordon Ghirxi (Director) +356 9925 0067

P: Capt. Clive Mallia (Director) +356 7959 3692