How to Conduct Bunker Survey
Feb22

How to Conduct Bunker Survey

What is Bunker Survey? The survey is carried out to measure and ascertain the quantity of Bunker on board at the specific time. This survey is produced the report that states the amount of bunker, usually Fuel Oil (FO) and Diesel Oil (DO), and sometimes Lubricating Oil (LO) is included. In this post limits to how to conduct the Bunker Survey on the ship tanks only. Survey Tools required for Bunker Surveyor –        Notes Book,...

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Surveyors Moved
Feb15

Surveyors Moved

    If you stucked here, moving is the best idea to improve your performances Good Day All.. Thanks for you all that has been accessed and comments given during the time. In this good time, I am announced that www.surveyors.wordpress.com has just moved to the new address at www.sevensurveyor.com. Eventhough, you could access it form the both addresses. Hope marine cargo surveyor could find this site more attractive and...

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Draft Survey: Specimen of Calculation
Jan26

Draft Survey: Specimen of Calculation

As I have promised you, I write down this post to explain specimen of Calculation in Draft Survey. Please also refer to the previous post Draft Survey : Procedures and Calculation. Ok, now we could directly go to the point. The vessel has alongside at the wharf in port to discharge the grain cargo. The Ship’s Particulars shown : Name of Vessel : MV. OCEAN BALL, – Port of Registry (POR) : Panama, – Lenght Over All...

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Draft Survey: Procedures and Calculation
Aug25

Draft Survey: Procedures and Calculation

The Draft Survey procedures and calculation ascertained as the following series : Reading the draftmark of the ship, which consist of six (6) points of draftmarks, i.e.; Fore, Midship, and After at both sides of the ship, Sampling and testing the sea water or dock water density at the place where the vessel floats, Determining of deductible weights by measuring and sounding of ballast tanks,...

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Draft Survey: Terms of Conduct
Jul24

Draft Survey: Terms of Conduct

Aft Perpendicular (AP) : an imaginary vertical line, at right angles to the keel,  passing through the first frame and so located on or nearby the ship’s rudder post. Ballast Tanks : tanks aboard the vessel specially designed to receive ballast water or, in the case of tanks vessels, cargo tanks used to contain ballast. Boiler Feedwater Tanks : tanks provided aboard the vessel to contain water used for the production of steam....

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