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Cargo Surveying Training Certificate

Draught Surveying

Who Should Attend

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

Course Objectives

The objectives of the course were to train participant to carry out draught surveying to comply with the requirements, procedures and documentation in accordance with the rules as set by the U.N/ECE code of uniform standards and procedures for the performance of draught surveys.

What will you gain?

At the end of this module students should be able to perform and calculate a draught survey. However there is no substitute for experience in some of the operations needed to obtain the draughts and data required for the calculation. It is strongly recommended that students spend as much time as possible with an experienced surveyor in order to become familiar with the practical aspects of reading draughts.

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Laws of floatation
  • Draughts
  • Hydrostatic particulars (stability book)
  • Correcting the draughts
  • Hull deformation (hog and sag).
  • Corrections for trim and density
  • Ballast, fresh water, fuel, and others.
  • Practical procedure


“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.

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