What are checks carried out during voyage while carrying General Cargo ?

Following are Checks carried out during voyage while carrying general cargo are as  follow :
  • Check lashing & securing of hatches
  • Monitor cargo/ hold temperature if   necessary
  • Monitor tank/bilge level
  • Adequate & constant attention to   ventilation
  • Heavy weather precautions taken to   prevent cargo damage .
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Damaged cargoes :
  • Kept separately & inform concerned  parties
  • Record extent of damage
  • Independent inspection
  • Either reject or request stevedores to repair  if condition warrants
  • Stow in appropriate place after repair


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