Carried out on all types of merchant vessels.
Determining the overall technical and operational condition of a vessel and, if necessary, conducting a risk assessment and assessing potential repairs or a maintenance backlog. Examination of ship certificates, class records, maintenance records, and operational records.
Thorough examination of relevant accessible areas of the vessel such as cargo spaces, ballast tanks, engine/maintenance spaces, bridge, decks, shell plating, cabins, public spaces, etc.
Cooperation with the crew for a better review and evaluation.