At the request of various clients, National Cargo Bureau, Inc. conducts Flat Rack Securing Inspections in accordance with regulations, recommendations and client requirements.
Inspecting the Flat Rack for suitability to load on board a vessel including CSC Plate data and a valid equipment inspection date.
Measuring the cargo and determining out of gauge dimensions.
Evaluating the blocking, bracing, and bedding for cargo securing and weight distribution .
Evaluating the effectiveness of the number and strength of the lashing materials.
Rule of Thumb methodology may be used to ensure that flat racks can be loaded to any position on board the vessel.