Draft Survey: Barge Overhang Method
Jul04

Draft Survey: Barge Overhang Method

I found this alternative method from draft survey course book, hope it usable. Frankly, I never use this method yet, as we required the barge owners to provide the hydrostatic table for draft survey. The overhang method use the same principles with the method of calculating the volume of a prism. The weight of the barge will be getting by multiplying the volume with the water density where the barge is afloat. Measure the dimension of...

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Draft Survey Software Review
Jul10

Draft Survey Software Review

A few weeks ago, I have got the full version of Draft Survey Software, thanks to Capt. Michael from MW Marine Services, LLC that has given me free. Now, I have time to post the review of Draft Survey software, so the reader could give comment and feedback to software owner for next expansion. This review is based on the software I have tested. Just continue reading to check the below test. The below screenshot show how the software...

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Draft Survey Software
Apr16

Draft Survey Software

I have tried to complete the sevensurveyor project and developed one simple software for draft survey calculation named 7S DraftSurvey. This software is made for automatic draft survey calculation such as; quartermean draft, trim, fore and aft draft corrections, Displacement, TPC, LCF, MTC, 1st & 2nd trim corrections, density correction and deductibles. The software could be used to determine the total cargo loading/unloading on...

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Software for Marine Cargo Surveyor
Feb24

Software for Marine Cargo Surveyor

Just go to this link for downloading: http://sevensurveyor.com/software/. The list of software will be growing, I will load additional software when available. Just leaving your comment about Software for Marine Cargo Surveyor. Regards, Surveyors / 65GTW3KC3KQP PS: If you need the complete calculation software you could search on the web, it is available to buy online. For the ASTM Table complete version, you could check at this link...

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Draft Survey: The Accuracy and Factors Effecting
Jan22

Draft Survey: The Accuracy and Factors Effecting

Sometimes the accuracy of Draft Survey is a big question, especially when the cargo loaded or discharged from the vessel shown extremely different weight with the references Weight Scale or Counter Weight. Unfortunately, the parties concerns would be doubt on to the weight resulted by Draft Survey, as they have been relying upon the mentioned scales for many years. Draught Survey UN ECE: Code of Uniform Standards and Procedures UN ECE...

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