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Vessel Cleanliness Certificate

National Cargo Bureau may issue Certificates of Cleanliness for bulk products other than grain.

Based on the intended cargoes inherent properties, shippers and receivers requirements, and end-use of the commodity, the National Cargo Bureau Surveyor inspects each cargo space for:
  • Previous cargo residues and transferable stains.

  • Loose rust and paint scale

  • Any other contaminants

  • Infestation

  • Odors

  • Moisture or leakage

After confirming that the cargo spaces are free of deficiencies, a Certificate of Cleanliness will be issued.