IIMS 2014 Conference
May07

IIMS 2014 Conference

The International Institute of Marine Surveying is proud to announce its 2014 Conference and AGM Presenting ‘New Energies in Marine Surveying’ Date: 09 June 2014 (2 Days) Location: Hilton Hotel, Chilworth, Southampton, UK Description: The 2014 Conference (including Dinner and AGM) will be held on the 9th and 10th June 2014 at the Hilton Hotel, Chilworth, Southampton. The Conference theme will be “New Energies in Marine Surveying”....

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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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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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Basic Calculation for Surveyor
Sep04

Basic Calculation for Surveyor

After reviewing some comments on the posts, I decided to write this post. Flash back, this post is explains several basic calculation that usually use by marine cargo ship surveyor to complete their jobs. I think this will be usable for beginner. Vessel Trim Calculation Trim is different between aft draft and forward draft of the vessel. Trim = Draft Aft (DA) – Draft Fore (DF) Example : DF: 5.40 M, and DA: 7.25 M Trim...

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