Draft survey topics
Care & cautions performing a draft survey:
On my experience as draft surveyor, I have found many problems that would like to share with every surveyor in the world, some of those were caused by interests to found more or less cargo depend on owners, charterers, shippers and receivers.
Mostly of the times, the master or chief officer are direct involved and try to manipulate the condition of the vessel for the benefit of the owners, charterers
or cargo receivers.
Some vessels bring in its calibration tables such condition which does not correspond to the reality,