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111 - Cargo

Course hours

  • Theory: 84
  • Lab: 0
  • Field work: 0
  • Total: 84


This course covers various types of cargo vessels and their cargoes. Topics covered in this course include:

  • agents
  • shippers
  • procedures
  • documents
  • ships’ personnel
  • the use of ships’ data, such as:
    • capacity plans
    • general arrangement drawings

This course also covers:

  • relevant international regulations
  • cargo codes and standards concerning:
    • stowing
    • securing
    • transport
    • safe handling
  • how dangerous cargoes can affect the safety of life and of the ship
  • policies and methodologies for dangerous, hazardous and harmful cargoes
  • loading and unloading operations, with special regard to the transport of cargoes identified in the Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing
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