Discharge inspection

The demand for this type of INSPECTION is logical due at this stage of transportation occurs a transition of the property rights. It is not only CLIENT’s desire, but an obvious tool to have accurate information about the qualitative condition of the goods at the time of transfer of ownership. Often information on a qualitative condition of the goods becomes crucial for financial calculations and contractual definitions of the responsibility for between trading parties.

During Discharge INSPECTION, usually the following required:
• inspection (visual) of hatch covers upon vessel arrival to discharge destination;
• sealing verification, unsealing;
• inspection of goods inside the holds of carrier, prior to discharge commencement in order to verify whether any damages occurred during delivery;
• inspection of handling operations during unloading from the ship;
• tally of the goods and supervision of weighing, when necessary;
• draught survey to verify goods quantity for bulk cargoes;
• monitoring any additional work performed with defected or damaged goods on alignment with packaging requirements for further transportation;
• monitoring of discharge process, including verification of compliance with technological schemes, general rules and special requirements applied to handling operations, damages statement;
• verification of compliance with technological schemes, general rules and special requirements applied to storage/ placement of the goods;
• inspection and control over the compliance of equipment used for handling, separation and fastening materials



In addition to standard set, the following can be arranged:

• additional marking or other methods of clear identification of the goods;
• segregation or consolidation of the goods by lots or required specifications;
• strapping, packaging repairs;
• measurement of background radiation;
• weighing;
• sampling and samples preparation for chemical analyses;
• sealing/ unsealing;
• measurement/ temperature control for refrigerated cargo;
• damage definition and damage cause.