Marin Survey Inpsection Services
1. Preloading Survey
This is to confirm, at the time of loading, the condition of goods including packaging condition to see whether the condition of goods conforms to the terms of contracts or to confirm the state of cargoes at the time when the responsibility for the cargo is shifted from one party to another.
2. Hold Cleanliness Survey & Hose Test on Hatch Cover
Both are to confirm that prior to loading, the vessel’s cargo holds are sea worthiness i.e. can safely receive & keep the intended cargo during sea voyage.
3. Loading Stowage Survey
As it has often been experienced, faulty or improper cargo stowage endangers not only the cargo but also the ship. This is why recommendations and guidance provided by our highly experienced surveyors are necessary.
4. Draft Survey
A draft survey is a calculation of the weight of cargo loaded or unloaded to or from a ship from measurents of changes in its displacement. The technique is based on Archimedes’ principle.
It is an international commercial custom that the weight of traded quantities of those bulk cargo such as iron ore, coal, steel scarp, salt, etc. are determined by draft survey.
5. Hatch Survey
The purpose of a Hatch survey is to ascertain the condition of a cargo carried by sea at the time of arrival at the port of destination. If the cargo is being damaged, the survey would became Damage survey.
As the hatch survey is carried out on opening the hatch covers on a ship before commencement of cargo unloading, the situation ascertained and judged by surveyor will play a key role in settlement of a cargo claim and judgment of liability of parties concerned.
6. Damage Survey
When cargoes are damaged, it is necessary to estimate the extent of the damage and also to find out the cause of damage followed by the compensation procedures.
7. On-Off Hire Survey
For the seek of settlement of charter party when it is ended, the on-off hire survey report is useful for ship owner & charterer to determine the condition of ship & its bunker at delivery points.
8. Measuring of Shipping Cargo
This is to check the kind, shape, state, shipping mark, case number, etc. of the cargo with the shipping documents, and further, to survey and certify the cubic measurement and gross weight of the cargo.
In addition, the measurement and weight figures certified by the Vietcontrol can also be used for the clearance of goods and for the calculation of the tax, stevedorage, lighterage, warehouse rent, overland freight, etc.
We also providing other services such as :
– Lashing & securing survey
– Survey and Examination of Ships’ Lifting Appliances
– Pre-purchase survey
– P&I entry survey
– Marine casualty inspection & investigation
Our certificate is quite reliable in proving an actual condition in case of demanding compensation for damage or loss from insurance company.