A Pre-vetting Inspection can help minimising or even eliminating the risk of negative observations during a SIRE Vetting, thus maintaining a low observation score in the database.
During a Pre-vetting Inspection we visit the vessel and perform an in-depth inspection covering all areas on board in relation to the SIRE Vetting programme with special focus on the Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ) in order to prepare the vessel for an upcoming vetting.
The overall objective is to identify any deficiencies which, according to the inspector’s experience, are likely to cause a negative response during a SIRE Vetting.
During the inspection the crew responsible for the various departments on board are given on the spot guidance in order to prepare them best possible for a vetting.
The Owner is provided with a detailed report with recommendations not later than 48 hours after completion of the Pre-vetting Inspection. The Master is provided with a summary and guidance prior to the inspector leaving the vessel. Upon request we can also assist with Owner’s response following a SIRE Vetting with negative observations.
• Issuance of Towage Certificate.
Vessel and machinery are surveyed and a detailed report issued to a potential buyer for a specific vessel.
Preliminary report will be issued within 48 hours after returning from the assignment.
Inspection of vessel to ascertain that statutory rules and regulations are complied with, helping identify issues thus reducing the risk of detention during a Port State Control inspection.
• Issuance of Certificate of Readiness for loading.
• Calculations and supervision as required by customer.
• Issuance of survey report.
Damages to vessels, machinery and cargo are surveyed on behalf of owners, receivers and underwriters. We also survey damages to commodities transported by road, rail or air. Report is issued and damages are valuated.
Advising on and assisting in cleaning of cargo holds/tanks on bulk carriers and tankers.
Issuance of Certificate of Readiness for loading.
• Handling of specialist cargo claims such as frozen sea food, frozen foodstuffs, fruit and vegetables, heavy equipment, steel products and paper products.
• Hull and machinery damage investigations and claims.
• Customary package: Usual / standard package
• Jettison: Dropping cargo in sea to save the ship and other cargo in the ship
• Peril of the sea: Loss cause by the sea conditions, ie: heavy weather, saltwater damage, etc
• Peril on the sea: Outside events caused loss to hull and cargo. ie: robbery or loss to the cargo or the ship on the sea.
• Vessel is surveyed before commencing a charter period and a report describing the vessel and equipment is issued.
• Vessel is re-inspected when ending the charter period and damages / discrepancies are valuated.
• Pre-purchase surveys.
• Condition surveys for charterers.
• On-hire and Off- hire condition surveys.
• On-hire and Off- hire bunker surveys.
• Inspection of vessel's cargo spaces prior to loading.