ABOUT the COMPANY
Volos Marine Surveyors is an independent inspection company with headquarters in Volos Magnisia. Our policy is to provide our customers (industries, ship-owners, seafarers agents, shipping companies etc.) specialized service with low cost by offering alternative solutions where needed. The Company undertakes tasks in all the ports in the wider region (Volos, Tsigeli Almyros, Stilidas etc.) Volos Marine Surveyors employs highly qualified inspectors Masters Marine with multi-annual experience in the stowage and transport of cargoes by sea and ensures accurate privision of services trying to comply with the security requirements of its customers, ensuring quality, technical and competitive.
Inspections, weighting, measurements, loading pre-slaughter, volumetric measurements, cargo tracking, supervision during loading-unloading of the container, etc.
Draft surveys, on/off hire surveys, bunker surveys, sealing-unsealing the ship’s holds, rail wagons or lorries, escorted into inspection, survey ship, ship inspection before and after loading, hold tightness inspection etc.
In matters related to cargo handling, positioning, Stowing, etc.
Inspected cargo counting during loading or unloading, specifying the number of sacks, packages, tubes, slings, big bags, re-bars in bundles etc., as well as the weight and quality written on the trucks waybills and stated according to shipper’s declaration.
INSPECTIONS OF SUCH DAMAGE
There is probable cause, the nature and extent of loss of goods and damage to ships.
Inspection and weight of goods. The inspection involves checking the last calibration of Weight Bridge that is the correct procedure, recording all the information and issued a certificate after weighing sacles weight.
The company shall carry out an investigation at the request of the cargo status: (shippers, consigneers, ship-owners, charterers, managers, cargo insurers). A report issued by the company certifying that: a) the condition of the cargo loaded or unloaded, b) Visual inspection of the cargo before loading or unloading, c) damages, d) weight control, e) measurement volume.
Ascertaining the weight of cargo loaded or discharged by reading the drafts and calculating the loaded and empty displacement. Carried out by a experienced Master Mariner.
ON/OFF HIRE CONDITION SURVEY
Visual inspection conducted at the time of delivery or re-delivery of a vessle to/from a time charter.
Visual inspection of the cargo spaces aiming to ascertain whether the ship’s holds are clean, dry and suitable for loading of a certain commondity.
HOSE TEST SURVEY
Water-tightness visual inspection of ship’s hatch covers after hose test.
Ascertaining the quality of bunkers on board the vessels by taking ullages or soundings to the storage tanks.
P & I - INSURANCE SURVEY
Ship owner representation for specific survey. Vessel Charaters interest survey. Ship Owner’s Marine Insurance coverage surveys. Cargo insurer’s represntation surveys. Ship & Cargo pre shipment condition. Cargo pre load securing surveys.
LOADING & UNLOADING SUPERVISION
Supervision during loading and unloading over-sized / over-weight steel products, general cargoes etc.