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Inspection of Grain

Inspected cargo and goods:

 Food and fodder wheat, barley, millet, corn, oats, and other cereals

Services:

1) Harvest Inspection Services

  • Monitoring the harvest
  • Controlling the reweighing of vehicles (empty and loaded)
  • Visual inspection of cargo for the absence of harmful contaminants and pests
  • Sampling of grain in accordance with the Russian or international standards
  • Conducting rapid analysis of samples of grain with the involvement of on-site inspection (humidity, nature, foreign materials, bedbug-tortoise damage, contents of damaged grains, protein content, gluten content, etc.) 
  • Keeping the client informed on the progress of works and about the current quality of the fodder. Immediately informing the client about any possible problems with the quality or condition of the goods
  • Conducting laboratory analyses of grain crops in the ISO/GOST/GAFTA accredited laboratories of Cotecna (humidity, nature, foreign materials, bedbug-tortoise damage, contents of damaged grains, protein content, gluten content, falling number, rheological properties of dough – W, and so on) 
  • Provision of certificates and opinions

 

2) Inspection Service during the placing of grain in elevators and warehouses

  • Pre-inspection of elevators and warehouses for the appropriateness of the acceptance of grain
  • Visual inspection of the grain arriving by road or rail.  Inspection for cargo damage (water damage in the road, etc.) 
  • Taking samples of grain from each vehicle 
  • Conducting rapid analyses of samples of grain with involvement of on-site inspection (humidity, nature, foreign materials, bedbug-tortoise damage, contents of damaged grains, protein content, gluten content, etc.) 
  • Keeping the client informed on the progress of works and about the current quality of the fodder. Immediately informing the client about any possible problems with the quality or condition of the goods
  • Conducting laboratory analyses of grain crops in the ISO/GOST/GAFTA accredited laboratories of Cotecna (humidity, nature, foreign materials, bedbug-tortoise damage, contents of damaged grains, protein content, gluten content, falling number, rheological properties of dough – W, and so on) 
  • Inspection of the product during its storage and warehousing 
  • Provision of certificates and opinions

 

3) Inspection services during the loading of grain on a vessel

  • Checking the suitability of vessels/vehicles. Inspection of the vessel holds, and the state of readiness for the loading of cargo
  • Monitoring the accuracy of loading and controlling of the entire process of the loading of grain into the hold of the vessel
  • Tally and weight control using terminal or elevator weight
  • Visual inspection of cargo for damage (water damage, oil damage, adulteration, etc.) during the loading
  • Sampling during the loading of grain into the vessel’s hold 
  • Draft survey of a vessel/quantification of bulk cargoes
  • Conducting rapid analyses of samples of grain with involvement of on-site inspection (humidity, nature, foreign materials, bedbug-tortoise damage, contents of damaged grains, protein content, gluten content, etc.) 
  • Keeping the client informed on the progress of works and about the current quality of the grain Immediately informing the client about possible problems with the quality or condition of the goods
  • Conducting laboratory analyses of grain crops in the ISO/GOST/GAFTA accredited laboratories of Cotecna (humidity, nature, foreign materials, bedbug-tortoise damage, contents of damaged grains, protein content, gluten content, falling number, rheological properties of dough – W, and so on) 
  • Provision of reports/certificates on the inspection results

 

4) Inspection Services for the unloading of grain from a vessel (Europe, Africa, Middle East, Southeast Asia, etc.)

  • Monitoring the accuracy of the unloading and control of the entire process of unloading of grain from the vessel’s holds
  • Tally and weight control of the unloaded grain using terminal or elevator weight
  • Visual inspection of cargo for damage (water damage, oil damage, adulteration, etc.) during the unloading. Control of completeness and lack of discharge of cargo loss during the unloading (spillage etc.)
  • Sampling during the unloading of grain into the vessel’s hold
  • Draft survey of a vessel/quantification of bulk cargoes
  • Conducting rapid analyses of samples of grain with involvement of on-site inspection (if necessary)
  • Keeping the client informed on the progress of works and about the current quality of the fodder. Immediately informing the client about any possible problems with the quality or condition of the goods
  • Conducting laboratory analyses of grain crops in accredited grain laboratories
  • Provision of reports/certificates on the inspection results