Timber Deck Cargo

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8Shares Carriage of timber on deck Carriage of timber on deck offers an added advantage to the timber carrier ships. Timber carriers are constructed with special requirements in accordance with “Code of safe practices for ships carrying timber deck cargoes”. This Code is designed to assist: shipowners, charterers, operating companies and ships’ crew; port industries,…

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Cargo Officer

Duties and Responsibilities of Cargo Officers

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5Shares Cargo Officers The term ‘Cargo Officer’ implies the person responsible for the safe and efficient handling and stowage of cargo on board. This responsibility also includes the proper preparation of the hold prior to loading, correct supervision during the working of cargoes proper to the preservation of cargo whilst in transit and…

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General Cargo

Importance of Separation and marking of Cargo

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5Shares   The need for separation and marking of cargo Cargo for different ports must be kept separated for easy identification to aid correct discharge. Stevedore labour in many countries may be illiterate and may not understand any port name or markings on the cargo. Separation of consignments: There may be many…

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