Cargo & Commercial
type of inspections include;
CONTAINERS: Pre loading inspection of goods.; inspection of goods
into containers to verify quality, quantity and condition of consignment,
noting stowage of goods.
BREAK BULK: Inspection noting condition of goods and/or packaging,
measuring goods to obtain volume of cargo.
inspections generally include supervision of loading to verify method
of handling in accordance to manifest and/or clients instructions,
inspection of loading damage. Inspection of stowage and securing
inspections generally include inspection prior to discharge , supervision
of discharge to verify method of discharge in accordance with manifest
and/ or clients' instructions, inspection on discharge for damage.
inspect and certify cleanliness of holds and tanks prior to loading
obtain draft measurements prior to loading or discharge and after
loading or discharge in order to quantify cargo tonnage.
assess cause and loss to cargo, ship or equipment.
& OFF HIRE SURVEYS
inspection is carried out on the start or completion of a charter
of a ship. Primarily the inspection notes damages to the holds,
areas of the decks and the ship in general including ship side plating
as can be inspected from the wharf or deck of the ship with fair
wear and tear accepted. A bunker survey is usually carried out with
this survey. As an independent surveyor I may represent both the
owner and charterer in carrying out these surveys.
oversee the sounding of the ships tanks of various fuels and then
quantify the bunkers given the trim and list of the vessel. These
calculations are then adjusted to a time determined between the
owner and charterer.
Initial consultations are always free of charge or obligation.