Blogs

Loading inspection for a cargo of MOP (Muriate of Potash), port of St.-Petersburg, Russia

July 23, 2018

TCIS Vostok LLC  has performed a loading inspection for a cargo of MOP (Muriate of Potash) in the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Cargo destination - Sri Lanka. During loading samples of the cargo were drawn and composite samples were delivered to the laboratory for analyses.

Cargo survey: loading of 60 000 mt of Russian Corn in Taman

July 23, 2018

TCIS Vostok LLC have completed the following cargo survey:

Cargo survey: Corn of Russian origin
Cargo size: 60 000 mt
Load port: Taman, Russia

Karnal Bunt of Wheat

July 8, 2018

Fungal disease of Wheat

Karnal bunt is a fungal disease of wheat, durum wheat, and triticale (a hybrid of wheat and rye). Typically, only a portion of the kernel is affected. Climatic conditions determine the extent of the disease. 

Impact of Karnal Bunt

Although the overall crop losses caused by Karnal bunt are not known to be severe, the disease has quarantine significance and thus impacts grain crops.

Agricultural cargo survey: eliminate problems before loading

June 1, 2018

Nowadays, when hundreds of millions tons of agricultural commodities are traded around the world every year, it is essential to ensure that the supplied commodities are safe, of satisfactory quality and supplied in required quantity.

Inspections of magnesium oxide, loading in Saint Petersburg, Russia

December 12, 2017

Cargo inspected during loading into ship's holds.
Cargo: magnesium oxide (MgO)
Inspections are performed on regular basis in the port of St. Petersburg, Russia


Scope of inspection:

  • Preshipment inspection of the cargo
  • Inspection of ship's holds for cleanliness
  • Attendance during loading into ship's holds
  • Cargo condition examination (friable, without cakes, dry)
  • Cargo sampling
  • Chemical analysis
  • Inspection report issuance