What are contents of Cargo Securing Manual or CSM ?

  1.  General

1.1 Ship Data
1.2 Definitions
1.3 General Information
1.4 Principal sources of danger

  1. Securing Devices and Arrangements

2.1 Specification of Fixed Cargo Securing Devices.
2.2 Specification of Portable Cargo Securing Devices.
2.3 Inspection and Maintenance Schemes

  1.  Stowage and Securing of cargo

3.1 Handling and safety instructions
3.1.1 General principles of cargo securing.
3.1.2 Safe handling of cargo securing devices
3.1.3 Evaluation of forces acting on cargo units
3.1.4 Forces acting on typical cargo units
3.1.5 Calculation of forces in semi- and non-standardised lashing arrangements MSLs for different securing devices 15 Safety factor 15 Simplified method – Rule of thumb 15 Ship Specific Example based on Alternative Method – using IMO LASCHONTM 16 Ship Specific Accelerations from IMO LASCHONTM 19
3.2 Application of portable securing devices

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