Dry Cargo Handling & Stowage Operations

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Hamburg

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • Aug-05-2024

    Hamburg

  • Oct-07-2024

    Hamburg

  • Dec-02-2024

    Hamburg

Dates in Other Venues

  • Aug-05-2024

    London

  • Aug-05-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-05-2024

    Athens

  • Aug-12-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-12-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Oct-07-2024

    Athens

  • Oct-07-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Oct-07-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-07-2024

    Dubai

  • Oct-07-2024

    London

  • Dec-02-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-02-2024

    London

  • Dec-02-2024

    Athens

  • Dec-09-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-09-2024

    Rotterdam

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 Safe Carriage of Cargo, Principles and Practice

  • Ship responsibilities and obligations with regard to the carriage of cargo
  • Basic concepts of cargo carriage
  • Terms used to indicate cargo quantity
  • Methods of determining cargo quantity
  • Ballast management
  • Principles and practice of safe handling, stowage and carriage of cargo

Regulations Governing Carriage of Cargo and Cargo Gear

  • International regulations pertaining to the carriage of timber deck cargoes
  • National and international regulations pertaining to the carriage of grain cargoes
  • National regulations governing the carriage of livestock
  • Requirements as per Marine Orders Part 32 with regard to cargo handling

Safe Handling, Stowage and Securing of Cargo

  • Hold and tank preparation procedures for the reception of various cargoes
  • The methods of de-odorising and fumigating holds
  • Methods of handling and stowage of cargo using machinery
  • Importance of cargo securing
  • Dunnage - its types and functions

Safe Carriage of Imo Dangerous Cargo

  • Safely handle, stow and carry dangerous goods
  • Terminology used in the carriage of dangerous goods 
  • Classification and marking of dangerous goods
  • Precautions that should be taken during the loading, carriage and discharge of dangerous goods.
  • The IMDG Code and its contents.
  • Safety precautions and procedures during cargo operations as per Marine Orders
  • Part 41

Cargo Care

  • Importance of cargo care
  • Cargo damage: its causes, effects and prevention
  • Temperature control of reefer cargoes 
  •  Cargo contamination: its causes, effects and prevention
  • Cargo damage survey procedures

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