National Cargo Bureau, Inc. is regularly appointed by various clients to conduct Hatch Integrity and Securing Surveys. These are conducted on board the vessel prior to and/or at the completion of loading.
Inspection of the condition of the hatch covers.
Testing the weathertight integrity of the hatch covers utilizing light tests, water hose tests, or ultrasonic tests.
Ensure hatch covers are properly secured at the completion of loading, including observing the tightening of all hatch securing devices.