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General guidance for Containership cargo Operation

Containerized cargo carrying is becoming increasingly popular worldwide. The articles here are procedures/guidelines concerning container stowage and safe handling in port, care at sea, Stacking weights, cargo securing prior departure port, Lashing Strength, Dangerous Cargo Stowage & Segregation, handling Reefer units, Special Container Stowage, Irregular Stowage of Containers, Over-stow of Containers, the safety of navigation, Hull strength & stability, stevedores injury and reporting, Hatch Cover Clearance (High cube containers Under Deck ), & Other matters regarding cargo stowage as necessary and many more detail topics related with containership operation and business.

Summarized below are some necessary procedures. These procedures are only indicative, not exhaustive, and must always be guided by practices of good seamanship.

Container handling more info pages:

  1. Containership advantages

  2. Containership cargo stowage and planning

  3. Procedures and guidelines for dangerous cargo handling

  4. How to avoid irregular stowage of containers ?

  5. Measures against lashing failure

  6. Reefer container stowage guideline

  7. Care of Reefer container during sea passage

  8. Container ships procedures for securing for sea

  9. Deployment and monitoring of moorings and safety of crew

  10. Cargo securing procedure for container ship

Confirmation and record of securing

The following checklists shall be used to confirm the securing condition:

Cargo ships preparation for sailing

Checklist for Navigation in Heavy weather

Checklist for Departure

How to maintain Water tightness, Seaworthiness, Fire integrity and Security of ship ?

Securing your vessel for sea passage - when to check and what to check

Confirming stability & hull strength prior sailing

Collecting Information and Data for Passage Planning

containership cargo hold fixtures
Containership cargo hold fixtures

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Cargo & Ballast Handling Safety Guideline
Reefer cargo handling Troubleshoot and countermeasures
DG cargo handling Procedures & Guidelines
Safety in engine room Standard procedures
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