CONTAINER NO. “ADS 42534” ALLEGED THAT THE ORIGINAL SEAL NO. IS MISSING FROM THE CONTAINER WHILE landing AT JEBEL ALI PORT UNDER BILL OF LADING NO. “AEF 1T56” CARGO: 140 PACKAGES GROSS WEIGHT 16 M.V. “VESSEL A”.
SUMMARISED SURVEY REPORT
CONTAINER NO. “ADS 42534” ALLEGED THAT THE ORIGINAL SEAL NO. IS MISSING FROM THE CONTAINER WHILE LANDIrNG AT JEBEL ALI PORT UNDER BILL OF LADING NO. “AEF 1T56” CARGO: 140 PACKAGES GROSS WEIGHT 16 M.V. “VESSEL A”.
Our Constellation Marine Surveyors undertook an inspection of the alleged seal difference in container no. “ADS 42534” thereafter attending unstuffing supervision of cargo from the said container for ascertaining any shortage of cargo.
After contacting the consignee representative, our surveyors were informed that while taking delivery from the port, the truck driver had noticed that the original seal is missing and a temporary seal was affixed by DPW on this particular container.
The Report starts with the Consignment and Container detail that includes information’s such as Type, B/L No, Original Seal No. and Gross weight.
At the time of our Marine Surveyors inspection, it was noticed that the container had not suffered any external damage. However, the original seal was missing and the DPW had affixed a temporary seal No. “WXYZ 7654321”.
After the external inspection, Constellation Marine Surveyors informed the consignee’s representative to detach the temporary seal. Upon opening the container doors it was noted that the packages were inside the container, and appeared to be in sound condition.
The un-stuffing of cargo commenced at 1515 hours on the same day. All the 140 packages were unstuffed from the container without any damage to the cargo with the aid of a Fork Lift and stored at their warehouse. The Marine Surveyors were present from the commencement till completion of un-stuffing to inspect the cargo.
At 1815 hours, the unstuffing was completed. Constellation Marine Surveyors in conjunction with the consignee’s representative inspected all the packages and found that the No. of packages was matching with the cargo manifest provided by the consignee.
The consignee confirmed that they received the full cargo in sound condition and there was no shortage.