Not all vessels can load grains…Vessel must have her grain certification…We request that holds vessel must be “grain clean”, free of rust, past cargo, odor, water, salt and free of infestation and contaminations.
For a ship to be “grain clean” she must be cleaned to according to different international high standards. In the USA, the USDA and Europe, she will pass or fail the vessel cargo holds before Loading. Alfa Maritima assures the compliance of different Codes of Safe Practice for each type of grain.
Video Cleaning a Bulk Carrier Cargo Hold. Grains Standard. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=is4cqxLM-N4
Cleaning the Ship’s Cargo Hold.
Every commodity has its own characteristics, including its stowage factor.
Some bulk cargoes have the risk of liquefaction and or combustion technical measures must be taken to avoid cargo and vessel damages.
Most Commodities have the risk of contamination.
As experts in Dry Bulk Shipping, we will ensure all technical securities Codes to be applied and fulfilled for each different commodity.
30 Years of Experience Shipping Dry Bulk Commodities
Alfa Maritima International, is certified Shipbroker, expert in Chartered Vessels Operations for Management of Supply Chains of Dry Bulk Commodities. Located in Cleveland, Ohio. We develop overseas market opportunities. 30 Years’ Experience.