Cargo work for maritime operations / D. J. House.
By: House, D. JPublisher: London : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2016Copyright date: ©2016. Edition: Eighth editionDescription: xxiii, 407 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138859623; 1138859621; 9781138846067; 1138846066Subject(s): Cargo handling | Ships -- Cargo | Stowage
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"Based on the original series by Kemp & Young."
General principles of the handling, stowage and carriage of cargoes -- Hatchwork and heavy lift cargoes -- Stowage properties of general cargoes -- Bulk cargoes -- Tanker cargoes -- Timber, refrigerated and livestock cargoes -- Roll on-roll off operations -- Containers and containerisation -- Special cargoes, hazardous goods and deck cargoes -- Security and cargo documentation -- Passenger vessels -- Offshore trades -- Appendix 1: Miscellaneous cargo information -- Appendix 2: Self examiner -- questions and recommended answers -- Appendix 3: Codes and conventions effecting cargo work operations.
"An essential reference for merchant seamen around the world, Cargo Work provides a guide to the key characteristics of a wide range of cargoes. Fully revised and expanded to comprehensively reflect the unit load containerized systems that are now employed in all aspects of cargo handling and international shipping, while retaining the necessary detail on transporting key classes of cargoes safely, efficiently and profitably. This book covers general principles and the latest international regulations that affect all cargo work, including cargo types, coverage of roll-on/roll-off cargo handling, containerization, equipment and offshore supply. A crucial reference for both students and serving crew. Covers the latest International Maritime Organization (IMO) codes, plus key elements of the International Port and Ship Security Code (ISPS). Includes two new chapters on Passenger Vessels and Offshore Trades"--Provided by publisher.