Pre-shipment inspection means that we are there on your behalf to ensure that that quality and quantity requirements of the commodity are supervised and monitored during loading or packing.


Having someone there on site or onboard the vessel to represent you and protect your interest serves to minimise your risk.


We also provide regular updates before and during loading to keep you fully informed.


Services provided:

  • Cargo inspection at storage facilities prior to shipment

  • Quantity checks -Draft surveys

  • Quality checks - sampling before and during loading and keeping a sample for specified period for future reference (where required)

  • Have samples laboratory tested and analysed according to buyer’s specification

  • Density test for scrap metal cargos

  • Supervision of loading

  • Lashing and securing supervision

  • Hatch sealing

Pre-shipment inspections

Marine Surveys

ARMADA MARITIME SERVICES