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Cargo Surveying Foundation Diploma

Heavy Lift & Project Cargoes


Typical heavy lift and project cargoes are reactors and pressure vessels for refineries and petrochemical plants, components for power generation and distribution, such as boilers, turbines, generators, transformers, etc. Apart from the heavy lifts, the construction of plants requires the transportation of large quantities of project (related) cargoes as break bulk; i.e. boxes, crates, unpacked and skid-mounted units, this course will help you covers the following aspects:
  • Inspection of the cargo at the load and discharge locations
  • Advice on and supervision on stowage and sea-fastening
  • Issue certificates incl. warranty
  • Calculation of forces and required lashings
  • Strength calculations for overseas transport…


Get insight into many expects of heavy lifting and break bulk techniques. Through a combination of presentations and practical exercises

Benefits of the Course

Learn how to improve and execute the lifting process.
Get an insight view on modern techniques and Equipment for heavy lifting and transportation Learn the technical skills on lifting of loads.

Who Should Attend

  • Practicing cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Cargo Claim officers
  • Shipping officers
  • Shipping Industry starters
  • cargo consolidators
  • other professionals

Course Content

  • What is Project Cargo?         
  • Why is Special Attention Required?  
  • Relevant Regulations, Codes & Guidelines
  • Vessel Types & Suitability     
  • Voyage Instructions
  • The Cargo  
  • The Vessel  
  • Loading & Discharge             
  • Stowage Requirements ...


Mr. Paulo Santos: Marine Surveyor, Portugal.

 “I loved every bit of it!! Everyone was very helpful and went above and beyond to make sure I understood. Massive thanks to all the team at the Lloyd's Maritime Institute.”

Mr. SAIZONOU Marc Aurele : Marine Surveyor, Brazil.

“I was skeptical coming into the program, but they really do teach you what you need to know to be in the industry. If I could go back in time, I would still choose to attend LMI. I'm starting my new job next week and I can without a doubt say that the past three months have dramatically changed my


Mr. DIERCKX MARIO: Inspectorate surveyor - Belgium.

My tutor was honest and supportive and that was invaluable information to receive!! I am off to pursue my career as a Marine surveyor. Now I just need to practice like what I have learned!!


Can I pay for this program in installments?

Yes, you can pay the total amount by installments

Is this program available online?

Yes, it’s based on distance learning

In what language is this program taught?

Our courses are conducted in English

What’s the duration of the course?

We offer a flexible route of earning, means that you can vary the pace of study if life gets in the way of learning. The training requires normally a minimum of 10 hours/week to complete the diploma in 12 months with additional time required to complete the student assignments. 

What kind of examination I need to take to pass the course?

All Modules will be assessed by an assignment. These assignments will be uploaded and available to you when the Module is issued and will be assessed by the Module assessor.

Who recognized this training?

Our courses are recognized by leading organizations such as IAMSA, NAMS Global, INTERCARGO, and IAMSP.

Can I postpone or extend the duration of the course?

You may be able to postpone your course under extenuating circumstances and will need to give justifying information in order to be considered and you have the opportunity to extend the length of your course by an extra 3 months at no additional charges.

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