What is the baltic exchange questionnaire for dry cargo ship in detail ?

1.1Date updated:  
1.2Vessel’s name:  
1.3IMO number:  
1.4Vessel’s previous name(s) and date(s) of change:  
1.6Port of Registry:  
1.7Type of vessel:  
1.8Type of hull:  
Ownership and Operation 
1.9Registered owner – Full style:  
1.10Parent company/group to which the owner belongs – Full style:  
1.11Technical operator – Full style  
1.12Commercial operator – Full style:  
1.13Disponent owner – Full style:  
1.14Does disponent owner have vessel on time charter or bareboat:  
1.15Since when vessel has been under Disponent owner:  
1.16Number of vessels in disponent owner’s fleet:  
1.17Builder (where built) / Yard number:   
1.18Date delivered (built):  
1.19Classification society:  
1.20Class notation:  
1.21If Classification society changed, name of previous society:  
1.22If Classification society changed, date of change:  
1.23Date and place of last dry dock:   
1.24Date next dry dock is due:  
1.25Date of last special survey / next survey due:   
1.26Date of last annual survey / next survey due:   
1.27Is vessel entered in classification approved enhanced survey program?  
1.28Does vessel comply with IACS unified requirements regarding number 1 cargo hold and double bottom tank steel structure?  
 Has this compliance been verified by the classification society?  
1.29Length Over All (LOA):  
1.30Length Between Perpendiculars (LBP):  
1.31Extreme breadth (Beam):  
1.32Moulded depth: 
1.33Keel to Masthead (KTM) / KTM in collapsed condition (if applicable):  
1.34Distance from waterline to top of hatch coamings or

top of hatch covers if side-rolling hatches

No1. Hatch:28.63MMidships:28.63MLast Hatch:28.63M 
 Ballast condition:  Draft: F     m / A     m

(ballast holds not flooded, basis 50% bunkers)

 Full ballast condition: Draft: F = 6.46 M /  A=7.95M (ballast holds flooded, basis 50% bunkers)    
 Fully laden condition: Draft: F=12.53M / M=12.53 / A=12.53M    
1.35Distance from keel to top of hatch coamings (or top of hatch covers if side-rolling hatches):    
1.36Gross Tonnage (GT) / Net Registered Tonnage (NRT):   
1.37Suez Canal Tonnage – Gross (SCGT) / Net (SCNT):   
1.38Panama Canal Net Tonnage (PCNT):  
Loadline Information
 Winter North Atlantic:    
 Fresh water:    
 Tropical fresh water:    
 Full Ballast condition:  Draft: F     m / A    m (ballast holds not flooded, basis 50% bunkers )  (about)    
 Lightship: 24246 MT      Draft: F   1.0   m / A  4.8     m   Displacement : 24246MT             mt   
FWA at summer draft:
TPC on summer draft;
Is vessel fitted for:
1.40Transit of Panama Canal?  
 If yes, state deadweight all told on 39ft 6in / 12.039m (SG 0.9954):  
 If yes, is Panama deadweight all told affected by vessel’s bilge turn radius?  
1.41Transit of Suez Canal?  
1.42Transit of St. Lawrence Seaway?  
 If yes, state deadweight all told on 26ft / 7.92m fresh water:  
Recent Operational History
1.43Has vessel been involved in a pollution, grounding, serious casualty or collision incident during the past 12 months?  If yes, give details:Pollution: NO


1.44Voyage History 
 Voy#      Charterer      Cargo Load-Discharge Ports
1.45Specify the security level at which the ship is currently operating (ISSC):LEVEL-1 
Issued (DMY)
Last Annual
2.1Safety Equipment Certificate:    
2.2Safety Radio Certificate:    
2.3Safety Construction Certificate:    
2.4Loadline Certificate:    
2.5Safety Management Certificate (SMC):    
Document of Compliance (DOC):    
2.7Cargo Gear survey:    
2.8Cargo securing manual:    
2.9International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPPC):    
2.10Ship Sanitation Control (SSCC) / Ship Sanitation Control Exemption (SSCE) Certificate    
2.11USCG COFR:    
2.12International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC):    
3.1Number of Officers:  (including Master)  
3.2Number of crew:  
3.3Name and nationality of Master:  
3.4Nationality of Officers:  
3.5Nationality of crew:  
3.6What is the common working language onboard:  
3.7Do officers speak and understand English?  
4.1Is the vessel ISM certified?YES 
4.2Document of Compliance (DOC) certificate number / issuing authority: 


4.3Safety Management (SMC) certificate number / issuing authority:   
 State outstanding recommendations, if anyNO 
4.4Is the vessel operated under a Quality Management System?  
 If Yes, what type of system (ISO9002 or IMO Resolution A.741(18)):  
Number of holds:
5.2Hold dimensions:  L x B x H  
5.3Are vessel’s holds clear and free of any obstructions?  
5.4Capacity, by hold, excluding wing/topside tanks but including hatchways:GrainBale 
 Hold #1:   
 Hold #2:   
 Hold #3:   
 Hold #4:   
 Hold #5:   
 Hold #6:   
 Hold #7:   
 Hold #8:   
 Hold #9:   
5.5Is vessel strengthened for the carriage of heavy cargoes?  
5.6If yes, state which holds may be left empty:  
5.7Is tanktop steel suitable for grab discharge?  
5.8State whether bulkhead corrugations are vertical or horizontal:  
5.9Tanktop strength:  
5.10Are holds CO2 fitted?  
5.11Are holds fitted with smoke detection system?  
5.12Is vessel fitted with Australian type approved holds ladders?  
5.13Has vessel a functioning class certified loadmaster/loadicator or similar calculator?  
5.14Are holds hoppered at:  
 Forward bulkhead?  
 Aft bulkhead?  
5.15Can vessel’s holds be described as box shaped?  
5.16Measurement of any tank slopes/hoppering (height and distance from vessel’s side at tank top)Ht of hopper side above cargo hold tank top = 7.2M for the uniform cargo HOLDS 2 TO 8


Avg Ht of hopper side above cargo hold tank top =7.2M for HOLD 1


Avg Ht of hopper side above cargo hold tank top =8.8 M for HOLD 9


5.17Flat floor measurement of cargo holds at tank top: L x W  
5.18Are vessel’s holds electrically ventilated?  
 If yes, state number of air-changes per hour basis empty holds:  
5.19Type of hold paint:  
5.20Is vessel fitted for carriage of grain in accordance with chapter V1 of SOLAS 1974 and amendments without requiring bagging, strapping and securing when loading a full cargo (deadweight) of heavy grain in bulk (stowage factor 42 cu. Feet) with ends untrimmed?  
5.21Is the vessel fitted with A60 Steel Bulkhead?  
Deck and Hatches 
5.22Number of hatches:  
5.23Make and type of hatch covers:  
5.24Hatch dimensions: (Length X Breadth)  
5.25Hatch span (distance from front of forward hatch#1 to aft of rear hatch#9):  
5.26Strength of hatch covers:  
5.27Number, diameter and location of cement holes  
5.28Distance from ship’s rail to near and far edge of hatch covers/coaming near and far (Please advise the minimum width clear of any obstruction for each hold):  
5.29Distance from bow to fore of 1st hold opening:  
5.30Distance from stern to aft of last hold opening:  
5.31State deck strength:  
5.32Capacity of ballast tanks (100%):  
5.33Ballast holds capacity, state which hold(s):  


Vessel’s ballasting time / rate of ballasting / Vessel’s deballasting time / rate of deballasting  
5.36Unpumpable quantity:  
6.1If geared state make and type:  
6.2Number/location of derricks / cranes:  
6.3Maximum outreach of gear beyond ships rail  
6.4Maximum outreach of gear beyond ships rail with maximum cargo lift on hook:  
6.5If gantry cranes/horizontal slewing cranes – state minimum clearance distance crane hook to top of hatch coaming:  
6.6Time needed for full cycle with maximum cargo lift on hook:  
6.7Hoisting time of gear: (Load / Metres Minutes)    Hook Grab  
6.8Luffing time of gear:  
6.9Slewing time of gear:  
6.10Is gear combinable for heavy lift?  
6.11Are winches electro-hydraulic?  
6.12If vessel has grabs on board – state:  
 Lifting Capacity:  
 Power source of grabs:   
 Location of power source:  
6.13Does vessel have enough power to run 4 cranes and 4 shore grabs (if applicable). If not pls state how many?  
6.14Is vessel fitted with sufficient lights at each hatch for night work?  
6.15Is vessel logs fitted?  
 If yes, state number, type and height of stanchions/sockets, if on board:  
6.16Is vessel log racks fitted?  
6.17Timber Loadline (if applicable)Deadweight  
 Winter North Atlantic:    
 Fresh water:    
 Tropical fresh water:    
7.1Capacity in direct stow of TEU/FEU basis empty tanks:NA  
 Capacity in direct stow of TEU/FEU basis full tanks:   
7.2Are all containers within reach of vessel’s gear?  
7.3If no, state self sustained capacity:  
7.4If vessel fitted with all permanent and loose fittings/lashing materials for above number of TEU/FEU?  
7.5Is vessel fitted with recessed holes/shoes on tanktop and container shoes on weatherdeck and hatch covers?  
7.6Advise stack weights and number of tiers on/under deck per TEU:  
 Advise stack weights and number of tiers on/under deck per FEU:  
7.7Has vessel a container spreader on board?  
7.8Number and type of reefer plugs:  
8.1Is vessel fitted with a shaft generator?  
Engine Room
8.2Engine make/model and type:  
8.3BHP / RPM of main engine at MCR:100 %   
8.4BHP / RPM of main engine at NCR (as % of MCR): 85 %   
8.5What type/viscosity of fuel is used for main propulsion:  
 Capacity (100%) of main engine bunker tanks (excluding unpumpables):  
8.6What type/viscosity of fuel is used in the generating plant:  
 Capacity (100%) of aux engine(s) bunker tanks (excluding unpumpables):  
8.7Ballast:    ABT  
 Laden:    ABT  
 Ballast:                                                                                                          ABT   
 Laden:                                                                                                          ABT   
8.9In Port   
 Other (specify):         ABT   
Communications and Electronics
9.1Call sign:  
9.2Vessel’s INMARSAT – C number:  
9.3Vessel’s telephone number:  
9.4Vessel’s fax number:  
9.5Vessel’s email address:  
9.6Vessel’s MMSI No. (Maritime Mobile Selective call Identity Code):  
9.7Vessel’s onboard electrical supply (V / Hz):  
Constants/Fresh Water
9.8Constants excluding fresh water:  
9.9Daily freshwater consumption:  
9.10Fresh water capacity:  
9.11State daily production of evaporator:  
9.12Normal fresh water reserve:  
9.13P & I Club – Full style:  
9.14P & I Club coverage:  
9.15Where is the owners hull and machinery placed:  
9.16Hull & Machinery insured value:  
9.17Is the vessel RIGHTSHIP approved:  
9.18Date/Place of last RIGHTSHIP Inspection:  
Port State Control
9.19Date and place of last Port State Control inspection:  
9.20Has the vessel been detained by Port State Control in the last 12 months?  
 Any outstanding deficiencies as reported by any Port State Control. If yes, provide details:  
9.21Any Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) detentions or noted deficiencies. If so, please advise details and specify when/where these items were repaired.  


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