Bunkers and Condition ON-HIRE or OFF-HIRE Surveys at Delivery and Re-Delivery of Charters. We at R&R SHIPPING SERVICE, offer Independent and accurate quantity measurement service for marine fuels oil Bunkers. We provide complete documentation for each Surveys to support any claims to quality disputes. We also carry out Pre-delivery tank measurements on both the bunker tanker and the receiving vessel.

For Charteres – and have detected several MAGIC PIPES and several other techniques currently used by ships for hiding bunkers.

Draft Surveys are carried to determine the actual weight of the cargo aboard the vessel. With freight rates at a very high level carrying out a proper Draft Surveys can save substantial costs for the interested party and avoid claims which inevitably result from quantity disputes.

On-Hire and Off-Hire Condition Surveys documented with photographs at the time of delivery or re-delivery all ports in Sri Lanka Colombo, Galle, Trincomalee & Hambantota.

Steel hatch opening and outturn Surveys. Damage Surveys and follow up claim investigations. Attendance as port Captain to expedite discharge. Survey of SECURING HEAVY LIFTS FOR OCEAN VOYAGES STOW PLANNING.

This involves thorough visual inspection of ship’s Hull, Deck Areas, Machinery, Cargo spaces, Ballast tanks, Certification and any area of special interest to the buyer. In view of sophisticated and specialized equipment and processes on board it requires detailed knowledge of ship’s structure and machinery. All Surveysors at R&R Shipping Service. have had a long and varied experience on Board sea going ships as Masters or Chief Engineers and understand the intricacies involved.

Rodrigo and Perera Associates
Mr. W. Oshada Rodrigo
Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka;
Commercial and Maritime lawyer;
LLB (Hons) (Wolverhampton,UK), Dip in Human Rights (Colombo); Dip in Forensic Medicine and Science (Colombo); MHRD (Colombo); CCPR (Reading) (Colombo)
LLM in International Business and Commercial Law (Reading) (West London)

Marine engine repair with works shop facility to undertake any kind of ship’s machinery repairs with first class engineers

Our detailed reports includes:

Hold Cleaning recommending procedures to ship crews and if deficient of time and resources to shore crews on proper techniques to expedite hold cleaning from various bulk commodities to grain and Green Delayed Calcined and non-calcined petroleum Coke, and vice versa.

Hatch Cover Water-Ingress: Inspection of water-tightness of cargo hold hatch covers using Ultrasonic Bulk Generator /or Hose tests.

Our Strength:

  • Long established years of associations and operations

  • Proficient and Competent in Marine Survey business

  • Concept and Solutions for all kinds of Survey requirements.

  • Thorough knowledge of local requirements and instructions

  • Handling all surveys with special care and supervision
  • Computerized reporting and documentation

  • Launch services are offered by several service providers on a 24-hour basis, 365 days. Current launches based at Port of Colombo, Galle, Trincomalee, and Hambantota has a carrying capacity for 15 to 25 passengers and a deck capacity for about 4 MT of cargo with an operational speed of around 10 knots. Loading/unloading can be done by use of Shore crane whilst at Port and the mother vessels Crane is needed to transfer cargo on board, whilst at anchorage.

  • Vessels can be serviced at inner anchorage and/or at mid-ocean within 10 to 15 miles offshore. Vessels do not have to anchor and the service can be provided whilst still underway.

  • 24-hour service available without port charges. Within two hours of receiving information, high-speed supply boats can be arranged.
  • As Sri Lanka is placed at the crossroads of the East & West shipping routes, no deviation is required & operations are carried out in the main sea lane while vessels are in motion at a slow speed.

  • No need for vessels to stop or anchor for long periods waiting for supplies.

  • No visa requirements for personnel or any other paperwork are required.

  • Meet & greet service available round the clock and immediate transfer to Galle.

  • Daily flights from Sri Lanka to all international destinations.

  • Immediate clearance and delivery of spares, stores & mail.

  • Fast Medical evacuation to modern onshore 24 hours medical facilities, able to deal with any emergency.

  • Underwater Hull Cleaning and Propeller Polishing carry out all ports at berth & Anchorage