Services Loading & Discharge Surveys

Heavy bulk cargo comprises large items which are too heavy or voluminous to be transported within common standardized transportation units or handled by normally equipped ships. Typically, these cargoes are: equipment for the offshore industry, generators, transformers, boilers, locomotives or yachts.

We provide the following services:

  • Analysis of cargo and vessel’s drawings to identify possible lashing patterns and securing arrangements
  • Calculation of the required lashing forces
  • Execution of a pre-loading survey to ascertain the pre-shipment condition
  • Inspection of cargo holds, deck areas and lifting equipment
  • Inspection of the intended dunnage and lashing material
  • Monitoring the loading and securing process
  • Issue of lashing certificates
  • Inspection of cargo condition upon arrival and monitoring of discharge operation