On/Off Hire Charter Surveys

What is an On/Off hire charter survey?

The on/off hire condition survey is an inspection of vessel’s holds, main deck, cargo working areas and external shell plating. It is performed in order to identify any damage present prior to the vessel going on/off hire.

When assuring the condition of a valuable vessel prior to charter service with a survey, You have documentation and records of the vessels condition prior and after charter to determine what accommodations, repairs or other considerations must be made to fulfill the charters obligations.