On & Off Hire Surveys

As a well-established, independent and impartial company, Weselmann is appointed to conduct on-hire or off-hire surveys.

Service Provided

Assessment and thorough documentation of the condition of the vessel or floating equipment.

On-hire or off-hire condition surveys during or outside the charter period also include the inventory of consumables such as bunkers, lubricating oil etc.

These surveys can be conducted on behalf of the charterer or owner, or as a joint survey if both parties agree.


Scope of Assessment

Condition assessment at the time of delivery/redelivery of a vessel to or from a charter/lease.

Verification of documents and certificates.

Inventory of reported quantities of fuel/lubricating oil and stocks on board.

If needed, inspection of cleanliness and condition of cargo spaces.


Detailed description of a vessel’s cargo spaces/deck areas structural state, bunkers on board, citation of the vessel’s statutory certificates, lashing materials etc.

Relevant reports and ROBs signed and stamped by our surveyor and crew or another party.

Your Contact

Bernd Holst