Due to the closed nature of the container, possible damages can be concealed until arrival at the final destination and container operator will be unaware of such kind of damage.
Theft and pilferage, water damage, sweat damage, poor stowage and temperature damages are the root cause of the claims on dry cargo containers.
Container collapse and cargo damage
Collapsing of containers may cause from different issues. The root cause may be a combination of various occurrences and effects. Many traces of evidence can be concealed a collapsed stow or damaged container.
MMES is having extensive experience in the investigation of collapse of container stows and in forensic investigation and providing independent advice to ship owners, liner companies and P&I Clubs for loss prevention and claim procedures.