Cargo Officer

Duties and Responsibilities of Cargo Officers

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 the…

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General Cargo

Importance of Separation and marking of Cargo

  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 shippers…

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