Manila Office
Tel. Nos. (0632) 527-5841 to 43

Cebu Office
Tel. Nos. : (06332) 254-8849

Pre Loading Condition Survey: Steel Products

Pre Loading Condition Survey: Steel Products

Pre-loading survey is carried out to assess and determine the condition of the cargo prior to loading and to ascertain that all is adequate for ocean carriage. The main focus of this survey is to find out any damage so that it may be rectified at once or replaced immediately. Documentation in this phase ensures that the terminal receives all cargo in good order and isolates, if required at some later point in time, the possibilities of when and/or where a particular damage may have occurred to facilitate processing of claims.

SSI Surveyor is to contact the local agent on the arrival of the vessel, upon arrival at the Port of Loading he will meet the Master and discussed the loading arrangement. He must also determine the quantity to be loaded, the surface condition or mechanical damage, made a report of the damage cargo. Other duties are as follows:

  • check condition of cargo
  • checking the condition of packing and packaging
  • quantity tally
  • weigh of random checking
  • monitoring to the loading operation into transportation (containers, vessel)
  • monitoring to lashing
  • securing of cargo