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HULL AND STRUCTURAL SURVEYS

WHAT TO LOOK FOR?

       

WHAT
WHERE
WHY
Cleanliness Bilges of hold
Engine / Pumprooms
Accommodations
Safety
Fire
Health
Completeness Fittings, Securings, Goggles,
Cleats,Seals, Wedges, Handles,
Gaskets
Tightness of hatches
Doors, etc
Defects and deformations Winches/Windlasses, tackles,
Access arrangements, Hatches
Doors/Ramps, Hull/bottom
Safety of function
Hull integrity
Existence Draft/LL marks, names plates, safety boards
Plans, drawings, stability certificates
Operational Safety
Integrity Wire mesh gauzes at funnel tops, fuel vents cargo vents heads Fire Safety
Leakages Shell sides, bottom, tank pipes, wing and hopper tanks, coamings, hatches Hull integrity
Movability Flaos, handles, covers, hinges, grips Fire plus water integrity
Safety Ladders, rails, stairs, pedestals Protection of life
Straightness Hull and deckplating
Side walls, floors, beams
Frames, strength members
Hull integrity
Tightness Hatches, tanks, doors, windows Hull integrity
Thickness Scantlings, brake lining, chains Hull safety
Wastage Weldings, corrosion at scantlings and plates. container firrings, wires and tackles, ashing eyes, gear, insulation, coating Hull safety

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