This test detects weather tightness of hatch covers, bow, stern and side doors, has no side effects on cargo or environment and can be performed in sub-zero temperatures.
Having trained draft surveyors which are able to determine accurately the weight of cargo loaded on or discharged from vessels, financial risks caused by cargo shortage is highly reduced.
ISS inspectors thoroughly check the cleanliness, dryness and any remnants from previous shipments in order to avoid cargo contamination or damage.
In-depth, through evaluation of all the vessel’s systems. When conditions permit, the inspection includes operational testing of all equipment. Our surveyors provide the needed information regards on/off hire contract negotiation, financing projects, chartering or change of owner.
The surveyor will conduct a comprehensive survey to ascertain the physical condition of the vessel and the effectiveness of the onboard management.
During loading and transportation of goods by sea there is risk of damage to cargo and vessel. Independent damage survey is used to cargo and ship.
Visual inspection of vessel holds, main deck and cargo working areas are performed to identify any damage present prior to the vessel going on /of hire. Determination of the quantity of bunker on board.
These inspections aim at verifying if the cargoes to be shipped are in accordance with the requirements or the specifications summoned; the pre-shipment inspections also include quantity and quality evaluation, storing conditions and any other relevant information.
Around the clock supervision of cargo transhipment from or onto silos, warehouses, trucks, railway wagons, vessels, etc.
Cargo sampling and analyses are performed according to international regulations.