A Condition Survey is performed with the purpose of inspecting and recording the current condition of the loading gear, cargo holds and hatches of the vessel.Visual inspection of Vessel holds, main deck and cargo working areas are performed to identify any damage present prior to the Vessel going on/off hire. This survey is carried out by us and after the completion we issue a report, stating the outcome of the survey. This survey is compared with the previous condition survey carried out to the vessel, in order to determine if new damage have occurred to the vessel from cargo operations.We as MCE Marine Surveyors B.V. offer On/Off hire Bunker Surveys, On/Off hire Bunker & Condition, and separate Condition Surveys.
Before and after bunkering our Surveyors sound/calculate the contents of the cargo tanks of the delivering tank barge, taking the actual temperature of the oil into consideration.The difference between the contents before and after bunkering is the exact quantity of oil supplied to the sea going vessel and must be in line with the supplied quantity as mentioned on the BDN.
BUNKER QUANTITY SURVEY
Before the start of bunkering, our attending surveyor will measure the barge tanks and receiving vessel tanks. The sampling equipment will be prepared and the sample container fixed in place. The sample will be collected, usually from a manual drip sample, located either at the barge manifold or at the ship’s bunker manifold.
INTERMEDIATE SURVEY / SPOT SURVEY
In order to prevent the loss of bunker fuel, our surveyors will offer impartial, independent quantity measurement inspection services for marine fuel, providing a detailed bunker survey report highlighting and assuring the not declared fuel on board.
ON HIRE BUNKER SURVEY / OFF HIRE BUNKER SURVEY
On-Hire Surveys or Off-Hire Surveys of vessels or marine structures may be considered as an independent snap-shot of the condition of a vessel at a particular time and location in the commercial operation of the vessel.
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