Tag Archive: surveyor

Cutting costs the right way?

Nov 25 2014

A friend of mine, let’s call him Joe, runs a successful survey company for quite some years now. He is always very busy with surveys for windmill cargo on board of ocean carriers. I met him recently and asked how the business was going. “Could be better. One of my clients cut 50% of my surveys because there haven’t been incidents lately. If necessary, I intervene the operations and guide the stevedores to make sure correct lifting gear is used in order...

Scared to take responsibility

Jun 05 2014

During load-outs, we meet many people. People from the office, owners, surveyors and supercargoes. All these people have different opinions and criticizing the people in charge. All natural things in common life. Among them we have cargo superintendents and surveyors who make it their living to check work done by other people. Some of them really do understand their job and find solutions in a very easy way. Why? Because they understand what they are doing, are getting along very...