Not all vessels can load grains. The bulk Carrier must have her grain certification. Alfa Maritima International & Shipowners request grain clean holds free of rust, past cargo, odor, water, sal, free of infestation, and contaminations.
For a ship to be grain clean, it must follow the 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.
Below on this page, you will find a Video Cleaning a Bulk Carrier Cargo Hold. Grains Standard.
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.
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