Ascertaining the quantity of bunkers on board the vessels by taking ullages or soundings of the storage tanks.
Ascertaining the weight of cargo loaded or discharged by reading the drafts and computing the loaded and empty displacements.
The survey is performed following the guidelines and rules as set by the U.N./ECE Uniform Code of Standards and Procedures for the Performance of Draught Surveys
On/Off Hire condition survey
Visual inspection performed at the time of delivery or re-delivery of a vessel to/from a time charterer.
The survey goals are: ascertaining the condition of the vessel prior to delivery, recording any damage to hull or cargo spaces, certifying holds suitability for loading of the intended cargoes, validity of class and statutory certificates, etc. At re-delivery, the surveyor is to ascertain whether during the time charter the vessel sustained any damage
P&I Pre-entry condition
Survey conducted at the time a vessel enters a new P&I Club.
Besides ascertaining the condition of the vessel, the survey should evaluate the risk posed by the manner in which the vessel is manned, managed, maintained in a seaworthy and cargo worthy condition, etc.
Visual inspection of the cargo spaces aiming to ascertain whether the ship's holds are clean, dry and suitable for loading of a certain commodity.
Loading and discharging supervision
Supervision during loading and discharging over-sized / over-weight equipments, steel products, general cargoes, etc.
Lashing & securing, heavy lifts & segregation of imo cargo