On Hire and Off Hire Survey
On Hire Survey will be called for at the commencement a charter and Off Hire survey for finished a charter. You need this survey to purpose to list of actual condition of entire vessel, tug boat and barge at the time of charter party, at the commencement of the hire period in order that the damage done later can be charged to the correct party.
It is very important for a client when hiring a vessel to limit their liability, by ensuring they have the correct information on the condition of the vessel and work required in respect of the Charter Party. Hence it is in the interest of a Client to get an independent survey carried out on their behalf which will then be used as evidence for their liabilities for the Charter period.
We attending to check the condition of the vessel when she is chartered from or redelivered back to the owner which usually including in part of structure, document and bunker, Vessel survey to get a general impression by inspecting selected areas;
● Passenger areas
● Safety equipment
● Cargo areas
● Machinery spaces etc
● Planned Maintenance System for outstanding items
● Sample of any prearranged open spaces (tanks etc).
● Certification and Classification records to be inspected
● Brief interviews with some of the crew members
On Hire Survey and Off Hire Survey alternative choice :
On/Off Hire Condition Survey
On/Off Hire ROB Bunker Survey
On/Off Hire Condition and ROB Bunker Survey
ON / OFF HIRE VESSEL CONDITION
Visual inspection of vessel holds, main deck and cargo working areas are performed to identify any damage present prior to the vessel going on /of hire. This survey is carried out by us and after the completion we issue an attestation certificate.
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 and/or stevedores damage.
As independent Marine & Cargo Surveyors, we offer on / off hire vessel condition surveys, condition surveys & pre purchase inspection in ports of Batam, Indonesia and or Singapore.
ON / OFF HIRE VESSEL ROB BUNKER SURVEY
A Bunker survey must be done, taking care to sound all tanks and correct for temperature and density.