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

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