Once the vessel has been assign, either at the time of rental or after the end of this period, various kinds of inspections are usually carried out to see the state of a ship and determine the amount of fuel (Bunkers) which are on board at the time of delivery of the vessel.
Different kind of inspections can be carried out:
In the Conditions Survey, it is also verified, the general condition of the vessel, hull status, rust, attached crustaceans, etc. , The state of the holds, cranes, railings, etc., to verify their status or possible damages.
They also verify if the main vessels certificates are in order.
It is an inspection to establish the general condition of the vessel and possible damage it may have.