International Institute of Marine Surveying
Jun14

International Institute of Marine Surveying

As marine surveyor, you might need organisation to develop your knowledge and experience. Today I will post you one of them called International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS). This is an independent, non-political organisation promoting the professionalism, recognition and training of marine surveyors worldwide. The IIMS is held marine surveying training, short courses and distance learning. Right now, the representative office...

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Cargo: Definition and Terminology
May22

Cargo: Definition and Terminology

Air draught – means the vertical distance from the surface of the water to the highest point of the ship’s mast or aerial. Bale space capacity – is that cubic capacity of a cargo space when the breadth is measured from the inside of the cargo battens (spar ceiling) and the measured depth is from the wood tank top ceiling to the underside of the deck beams. The length is measured from the inside of the fore and aft bulkhead stiffeners....

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Hold Cleanliness Survey
Feb28

Hold Cleanliness Survey

Hi marine cargo surveyor. :). It was about three months with no posting, as I have faced busy days. Previously, we have discussed topics about Draft survey : Terms of Conduct, Draft Survey : Procedures and Calculation, Draft Survey : Specimen of Calculation, How To Conduct Bunker Survey, and Bunker Survey Calculation. Appreciated every feedbacks and comments around the posts. In this posts, I will generally introduce about cargo hold...

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Software: Bunker Survey and Petroleum Calculation
Nov23

Software: Bunker Survey and Petroleum Calculation

I have added some software relate to oil calculation. The software are: 1. BunkerCal A Bunker Tank Sounding calculation program. Bunker survey calculation for tank sounding report based on ASTM Table 54B . Follow this link to know more http://www.sevensurveyor.com/software/surveysoft-marine-surveyor-software/ 2. OilCal A Petroleum calculation program. For shipboard survey with calculation and ullage report based on ASTM Table 6A, 6B,...

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Petroleum Calculation Series: Shipboard
Nov18

Petroleum Calculation Series: Shipboard

The shipboard loading survey is conduted to get the quantity loaded onboard the vessel with measurement of cargo tank. The sounding or ullaging are performed to obtain the level of oil and free water on each tank. The obtained oil level data were calculated by using ship tank table to get TOV and total free water. Data required for Crude Oil Survey: – Tank Number – Tank Reference Height – Dip innage (sounding) or...

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