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Cargo Surveying Training Certificate

Refrigerated Cargoes 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 Refrigerated Cargoes Surveying, understand the necessary information to conduct a Refrigerated cargoes survey.

What will you gain?

  • External condition of the Reefer container and door seal status examined and damage to container, if any, noted down;
  • From documents the shipper, requested temp/vent/humidity setting noted and the temperature display unit of the reefer unit is inspected to record the temp/vent/setting/supply air set by the carriers in the container;
  • On opening the container the stowage of cargo in the container inspected to see if the stowage prevents or restricts the air circulation within the container; If any ice formation visible due to air block;
  • The cargo temperature recorded. Mode of packing and date of pacing noted down and condition of cargo examined for any exceptions. The affected cargo quantified and loss assessed;
  • Voyage temperature charts reviewed to confirm the cause of damage.

Course Content

  • Guidelines for the Carriage of Commodities
  • Moulds, Taint, Compatibility and Sterilization of Cargoes
  • Refrigerated Ships or Refrigerated Containers?
  • Refrigerated Integral Containers
  • Controlled Atmosphere in Reefer Ships....
  • Refrigerant Issues and the Environment
  • Particular Trades and their Cargoes
  • Temperature, Data Recorders and Record Keeping....
  • Refrigerated Ship and Container Survey: Problems and Troubleshooting


Mr. SIDDIG Atif:  Marine Surveyor, Sudan.

“I found this training excellent and could answer all questions asked and delivered the course in an interesting format”

Mr.Wiest LUIS HERNANDO: Independent surveyor-Colombia.

 An extremely professional set up, a fantastic Institute. Highly recommended. I'll be back!

Mr. Pace JESMAR: SGS lead surveyor – Malta.

A true and professional way of teaching in such a short time.

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