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Bulk Carriers - Guide & Info on Bulk Cargo Loading to Reduce the Likelihood of Over-stress the Hull Structure


Year: 1997
Language: english
Author: IACS
Genre: Guide
Publisher: IACS
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 39
Description: This publication is intended to provide the shipping community with guidance and information on the loading and discharging of bulk carriers to remain within the limitations as specified by the
classification society to reduce the likelihood of over-stressing the ship's structure.
The loads that affect the ship's structure are generally discussed with special reference to the structural strength limitations imposed by the ship's classification society.
The process of planning and controlling cargo operations is addressed with special reference to the derivation of the loading and unloading plans and the requirements for ship/shore communication.
A review of the potential problems that could be encountered during cargo operations is presented.
Guidance is given on the measures that should be taken to monitor and control cargo and ballasting operations in order to reduce the possibility of over-stressing the ship's structure.
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