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Cargo Surveying Training Certificate

Containers Cargoes Surveying


To produce competent and knowledgeable graduates for maritime related field; survey & inspection management, shipping, logistics & transportation and international trade. To produce quality graduates who are knowledgeable and competent in the Survey and Inspection Management, Shipping, Logistics and Transport, and import export. This program specializes in ship inspection, cargo and container handling.
Our course is fully covering these areas and more.


Overall the unit will introduce the student to the different types of intermodal freight containers involved with the shipping industry. It is intended that the student will have an understanding of the rules of construction of the different containers, the overall inspection regime, repair assessment and requirements. We look at some depth into the Convention of Safe Containers with regard to testing, approval, structural and maintenance requirements.

Benefits of the Course

This module provide the student with an understanding of the process of inspecting intermodal, steel freight containers and explaining best practice standards and procedures for stuffing and un-stuffing of cargoes in containers.

Who Should Attend

  • Practicing cargo agents;
  • Freight forwarders;
  • Cargo Claim officers;
  • Shipping officers;
  • Shipping Industry starters;
  • Cargo consolidators;
  • Other professionals.

Course Content

  • Introduction To Container Surveying
  • Marine Survey Practice
  • Container Construction
  • Types of Container
  • Container Stuffing and Cargo Securing
  • Ships and Ports
  • Container cargo surveying/Problem Areas: Ship, Cargo and Container


“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 life”
Mr. SAIZONOU Marc Aurele : Brazil, Marine Surveyor.

“I found this training excellent and could answer all questions asked and delivered the course in an interesting format”
Mr. Siddig Atif :  Sudan, Marine Surveyor.


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?

This course takes 3 months to be completed.

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

To pass this course you need to pass a final test, you are advised to submit it  by the date given on your Study Schedule,

Can I get an extension?

You have the opportunity to extend the length of your course by an extra 1 month at no additional charges.

Who recognized this training?

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

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