Declaration and Inspection of Cargo
Declaration On The Transport Characteristics And Safe Conditions Of The Sea Carriage Of Solid Bulk Cargo is drawn up in accordance with the Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, Chapter VI, Regulations 1.2, 2, 6 and 7, (IC SOLAS-74) with amendments, The International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code (IMSBC Code, IMO), The Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Carriers (BLU Code, IMO). It contains reliable and complete information on dangerous properties of the cargo, cargo description, requirements and procedures for its safe carriage. The declaration is issued upon request of the cargo shipper (owner) and is intended for multiple uses. The maximum validity period shall be 1 (one) year, and for cargoes which may liquefy it shall be 6 (six) months.
For development of the Declaration, please fill out the attached form
Cargo Information is drawn up upon request of the general cargo shipper (owner) (steel products, mobile devices, reinforced concrete products and structures, all types of containers, packaged goods, unit loads, oversized and heavy cargo, and timber) in accordance with Regulations 1.2 and 2, Chapter VI of SOLAS-74 Convention.
The document shall contain reliable and complete information on transport characteristics, special and dangerous cargo properties and parameters, safety measures for safe cargo shipping, stowage and securing.
Multimodal Dangerous Goods Declaration is drawn up in accordance with the requirements of the Regulation 4, Chapter VII of SOLAS-74 Convention on substances (including mixtures and solutions) and goods covered by the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code), and classified as dangerous according to GOST 19433-88 standard. It shall contain:
- Dangerous cargo shipper and consignee;
- Detailed description of the dangerous substances (materials);
- Type of package for shipping the dangerous substances (materials);
- Cargo units and CTUs labeling;
- Number of cargo units and total weight;
- Other information for safe carriage as required in Chapter 5.4 of IMDG Code.
For development of the Multimodal Dangerous Goods Declaration, please fill out the attached form
Inspection of the cargo lots is provided for individual lots (general, dangerous, solid bulk cargoes) with further submission to the port and ship management of the required documentation (declarations, information, certificates, and references).
This inspection is to confirm that the cargo is ready for shipping in all material aspects, and the shipping procedure conforms to international and national rules for safe overseas shipping of that cargo.
The list of inspection documents depends of the type of cargo:
- Solid bulk cargo: Declaration On The Transport Characteristics And Safe Conditions Of The Sea Carriage Of Solid Bulk Cargo; References of Sampling; Certificate on the transport cargo characteristics at the time of loading;
- General cargo: Cargo Information for the cargo lot and Certificate on Safe Cargo Stowage and Securing on board;
- Dangerous cargo: Multimodal Dangerous Goods Declaration for the cargo lot; Certificate on compliance with IMDG Rules / IMDG Code for Dangerous Cargo Shipping and a Request for Dangerous Cargo Shipping.
For inspection of shipload lot of bulk cargo, please fill out the attached form