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Required clearance of hatch covers for loading underdeck - A guide to container ship cargo operation

Container vessel cargo operations involve many complexities and careful consideration will need to be made for safe cargo handling and planning
Summarized below are some basic principles. These procedures are only indicative, not exhaustive in nature and one must always be guided by practices of good seamanship.


containership cargo stowage

Hatch Cover Clearance (High cube containers Under Deck )
Hatch cover clearance must be checked carefully in case of loading over height containers or high cube containers underdeck.






Other factors should be taken into account before accepting a containership cargo stowage plan :



Stacking Weights

Lashing strength

Dangerous goods stowage and segregation

Reefer Container Stowage

Out of Gauge Container Stowage

Special Container Stowage

20 or 40 or 45 feet Compulsory Stowage Locations

Irregular Stowage of Containers

Over-stow of Containers

Other matters regarding cargo stowage as necessary






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