What is advantage and disadvantage of Pre Slung Cargo ?

Following are advantage and disadvantage of pre slung cargo :


  • Increased rate of loading / discharging.
  • Reduce cost / labour effort.
  • Effective for square of hatch loading and for certain deck cargoes,
  • “OPEN TYPE” ship with very wide or multiple hatches are very suitable.


  • Heavy loss of costly slinging equipments.

Certification of ropes for making slings becomes a vast problem



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