What are contents of Cargo Loading Manual on ship?

  1. GENERAL

1.1 Owners preamble / general introduction
1.2 Introduction
1.3 Validity
1.4 Approval of and Amendments to this Manual
1.5 Usage of this Manual

  1. VESSEL PARTICULARS

2.1 Ship Data
2.1.1 Position of Draught Marks and Other Dimensions
2.2 General Arrangement
2.3 Reference Documents
2.3.1 Location of reference documents

  1. DESIGN LOADS

3.1 Max. Uniform Distributed Loads
3.2 Longitudinal Strength
3.2.1 Section modulus
3.2.2 Allowable bending moments
3.2.3 Allowable Shear Forces
3.3 Max. Allowable and Min. Required Mass of Cargo in Each Cargo Hold as Function of Hold Mid Draught
3.3.1 Cargo hold no. 1
3.3.2 Cargo hold no. 3
3.3.3 Cargo hold no. 4
3.3.4 Cargo hold no. 5
3.4 Max. Allowable and Min. Required Mass of Cargo in Adjacent Cargo Holds as Function of Holds Mid Draught (Block Loading)
3.5 Max. Load on Fixed Cargo Securing Devices

  1. LOADING RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS

4.1 General Remarks
4.2 Limitations due to Slamming
4.3 Limitations due to Visibility
4.4 Limitations on Draught Aft
4.4.1 Emergency fire pump
4.4.2 Propeller immersion
4.4.3 Calculation of propeller immersion
4.5 Limitations due to Strength in Flooded Conditions

  1. THE VESSEL’S BALLAST SYSTEM

5.1 Capacity and Location of Ballast Pumps etc.
5.2 Sketch of Ballast System
5.3 Ballast Water Capacity

  1. STABILITY INFORMATION

6.1 General
6.2 Allowable GM-values
6.3 Damaged Condition
6.4 Loading Instrument

  1. CARGOES TO BE CARRIED

7.1 General
7.2 Dangerous Cargoes (THIS SECTION IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY)
7.2.1 Electrical Installations
7.2.2 Other Equipment For transport of Dangerous Cargo

  1. LOADING AND UNLOADING OF THE VESSEL – BULK CARGOES

8.1 Loading Patterns
8.2 Cargo Information
8.3 Loading Plan
8.4 Trimming Procedures
8.5 Loading Sequences
8.6 Cargo Hold Washing

  1. LOADING AND UNLOADING OF THE VESSEL – CARGOES OTHER THAN BULK CARGOES

9.1 General Information
9.2 Stowage and Securing

  1. LOADING OF TIMBER

10.1 General
10.2 Stowage Patterns for Timber Cargoes
10.3 Stability while carrying Timber Deck Cargoes
10.4 Height and Extent of Timber Deck Cargo
10.5 Lashing Equipment
10.5.1 Location and Strength of Fixed Timber Lashing Equipment
10.5.2 Location and strength of Loose Timber Lashing Equipment
10.5.3 Inspection and Maintenance of Lashing Equipment
10.6 Loading of Timber Deck Cargo
10.6.1 Safety Measures
10.6.2 Before Loading Timber Deck Cargo
10.6.3 Stowing Timber Deck Cargo
10.6.4 Securing Timber Deck Cargo
10.6.5 Before Leaving Port
10.7 Actions to be taken during the Voyage
10.7.1 Tightening of lashings
10.7.2 Voyage planning and ship handling
10.7.3 Listing during voyage
10.8 Advice on Stowage Practices for Timber Deck Cargoes
10.8.1 General
10.8.2 Packaged timber and cants

  1. UNDER DECK STOWAGE OF LOGS

11.1 General Guidelines for the Under-Deck Stowage of Logs
11.1.1 Introduction
11.1.2 Prior to loading
11.1.3 During loading operations
11.1.4 After loading
11.2 During the voyage

  1. LOADING OF STEEL COILS

12.1 Dimensions, Dunnage and Number of Coils
12.1.1 Coil Dimensions
12.1.2 Dunnage
12.1.3 Longitudinal Distance between Loaded Coils
12.1.4 Capacity for Steel Coil Loading
12.2 Coils of Other Dimensions
12.3 Stowage Pattern for Steel Coils
12.3.1 Transverse Stow
12.3.2 Longitudinal Stow
12.4 Lashing Etc.
12.5 Loading and Unloading of Steel Coils
12.5.1 Loading: Light ballast to full steel coil load
12.6 General Advice on Safe Stowage and Securing of Coiled Sheet Steel
12.6.1 General
12.6.2 Coils
12.6.3 Lashings

  1. SAFE STOWAGE AND SECURING OF METAL SCRAP IN BULK

13.1.1 Introduction
13.1.2 Recommendations

  1. APPENDIX A: Calculation for loading sequences
  1. APPENDIX B: Empty sheets for calculation of loading Sequences
  1. APPENDIX C: Loading sequences for specific ports
  1. APPENDIX D: Maintenance of cargo securing equipment
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The manual has been prepared in accordance with the following rules and regulations:
  • International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea,1974 (SOLAS), Consolidated Edition 2004, chapter VI, Part B, Reg. 6 & 7 and Chapter. VII, Part A-1, Reg. 7.2.2.
  • Code of Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes (BC Code), 2001 Edition IMO 2002.
  • Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Carriers (BLU Code) (IMO Res. A862(20)).
  • IACS URS1: Requirements for Loading Conditions, Loading Manuals and Loading Instruments.
  • IACS URS1A: Additional Requirements for Loading Conditions, Loading Manuals and Loading Instruments for Bulk Carriers, Ore Carriers and Combination Carriers.
  • IACS URS17: Longitudinal Strength of Hull Girder in Flooded Condition for Bulk Carriers (IACS 2003, Rev. 5). (Please refer to note in Sect. 6.2).
  • IACS URS25: Harmonized Notations And Corresponding Design Loading Conditions For Bulk Carriers.
  • IACS: Bulk Carriers – Guidance and Information on Bulk Cargo Loading and Discharging to Reduce the Likelihood of Over-stressing the Hull Structure. (IACS 1997).
  • Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing (CSS Code), (IMO Resolution A.714(17)).
  • Code of Safe Practice for Ships carrying Timber Deck Cargoes, (IMO Resolution A.715(17)),
  • IMO/MSC/Circular 745 (13 June 1996), Guidelines for the Preparation of the Cargo Securing Manual“
  • International Code for the Safe Carriage of Grain in Bulk (International Grain Code), IMO 1991.

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