The port captain or super cargo / supervisor is a consultant to the master / chief officer. Being an expert for the cargo and briefed for the expected loading, they will support the vessel’s crew during loading / discharging and cargo securing with their expertise.
The site operator is present on site and assists in loading, discharging operations and in the cargo management during the project.
Besides being in charge of the transport engineering, they will also take on a role in transport coordination as well as storage and offloading according to the customer’s project schedule.
The trailer operator drives or operates self-propelled trailers or steers the axle-lines and hydraulics on multi-axle trailers. They are present during complicated transports or special job site requirements and are in charge of loading / offloading the trailers with hydraulics.
The route survey aims to find or develop a route for a concept transportation or prior execution of the actual transportation, taking bridges, overhead wires and other obstacles into consideration. It also includes turning radii en route and afterwards, following the transport along the way to supervise and document the transport.
Loading / Discharging survey
These involve attending vessels or job sites to verify the operation is performed in the best possible manner. Our experts not only document the operation but also get involved so that we can provide for a smooth and quick operation with the risks reduced to a minimum.
This survey evaluates the condition or packaging of the cargo prior to loading, e.g. to gain information on stackability / broken stowage before loading or to prepare a condition report if required by any party involved.
The damage survey analyses the full range of project cargo damaged after an incident has occurred.
Full documentation and expertise are provided in the final report.