At MIEC, we offer pre-purchase vessel condition assessment services on major ports around the world. Our global network of expert ship inspectors enables us to appoint the best inspector nearest to the inspection port without any overhead cost. We have delivered this service in over 32 countries.
Our inspectors have Chief Engineer, Captain, Naval Architect, and Technical Superintendent backgrounds and conduct the most efficient yet detailed assessments of the vessel condition. With unbiased assessment and judgment, they help to identify businesses’ exposure to potential risks from the purchase of second-hand vessels.
PART A –Summary Report
The purpose of this part of the report is to provide the Client with an Overview of the vessel condition. This section includes Manila Engineering grading of the vessel condition, highlight key areas of concerns, major vessel defects, the scope of further improvement, and positive aspects of vessel design, features, equipment, machinery and any other benefit or advantage of the vessel.
PART B –Detailed Condition Evaluation Report
This part of the report provides detailed information on the vessel particulars, condition of the vessel various areas, visible part of the hull & shell plating, superstructure, machinery, equipment and outfitting on-board a vessel. In this part, evaluation of the condition of the various parts of the vessel were reflected on a scale of 1 to 5. 1 is considered poor and 5 as Very Good. This report also provides a ship-type specific condition evaluation of specific areas, cargo storage, cargo gears, hull, structure, or related equipment or machinery or systems of the ship.
PART C -Specific Requirements
This part deals with client-specific requirements which are not covered under vessel general condition assessment and specific to customer requirements such as Spare parts & LO, Fuel oil inventories, Annual OPEX, sampling, testing, witness, Inspection of class history, etc.
Vessel’s particulars, verification of ships’ certificates and licenses, vessel’s general description which includes superstructures, and engine room, general condition of hull, accommodation area, electrical and automation, navigation and radio equipment, life saving appliances, fire fighting equipment, general condition of machinery, generator and main engine, compressor, spare parts, steering system and as an integral part of our report, photos/images of the vessel are also provided. As well as the appraisal of the value of the vessel and its condition during the inspection are also contained in our reports.