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Damaged Cargo Surveys

National Cargo Bureau, Inc. is regularly appointed by various clients to conduct damaged cargo surveys on both breakbulk and containerized cargo. These surveys may be conducted on the vessel or ashore depending upon the circumstances.

Damages can be caused by various factors, e.g. physical damage due to improper handling, poor packaging, movement due to insufficient securing, either on board a vessel or within a container, or water damage due to sweat, leaking hatch covers or water ingress into a container.

These surveys include: