The main function is to ensure that the cargo is handled safely and correctly during loading and unloading operations. Improper handling of the cargo may result in damage, delays and extra costs.
It includes checking and carrying out the following factors:
- -Supervision of cargo handling during loading and unloading operation.
- -Confirmation that the cargo meets all packaging requirements.
- -Supervision of holds and hatches before loading.
- -Checking the cargo documents.