Hold Cleanliness: Surveyor’s Inspection and Requirements
Dec22

Hold Cleanliness: Surveyor’s Inspection and Requirements

Prior to loading grain, all ships are usually subject to a survey by an approved independent surveyor. The surveyor will require the ship’s particulars, and details of at least the last three cargoes carried. He will then inspect the holds for cleanliness and infestation, and the presence of any material that could lead to infestation or contamination. When the surveyor is satisfied, he will issue the ship with a certificate to...

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Hold Cleanliness: Cleaning The Hold
Dec22

Hold Cleanliness: Cleaning The Hold

Before loading a bulk cargo, the master has usually to declare that the ship is ready to load as per the charterparty requirements and charterer’s and owner’s instructions. Copies of the charterparty should be placed onboard so that the master is able to see exactly what are the ship’s obligations. The master can have this declaration accepted only when the holds have been inspected and accepted. For this to happen, the master needs...

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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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