Proper stowage and securing of items of cargo is the utmost importance for the safety of the crew, the carrying vessel and the items of cargo themselves. The guide takes the reader through the basic rules to be remembered on every occasion during the loading and securing of cargo, and describes where regulations, recommendations and general guidance can be found. It also describes recommended methods to be used for particular items of cargo, and gives guidance upon the points to be remembered during passage planning and the voyage itself. The object of this guide is to increase the seafarer's knowledge of the forces acting upon items of cargo, and of the requirements for the stowage and securing of cargo, to aid loss prevention. This second edition has been substantially updated and includes additional information.
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Charles Bliault is an extra master who was at sea with Cunard for 13 years. He progressed from cadet to chief officer, serving on a wide range ships - including general and refrigerated cargo liners, bulk carriers and container vessels - carrying all types of dry cargo. He joined Brookes Bell in 1983 and became a partner of the firm in 1994. His work as a surveyor and consultant includes the carriage of general cargoes, steel products, forest products, containers and ro-ro items. Having witnessed the extensive damage and injuries that canresult from poor or inappropriate stowage and securing, he has a keen interest in promoting safe practice in all aspects of cargo handling and carriage.
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Descrizione libro The North of England P&I Association Limited, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0954653785