What precautions you will take while loading valuable cargo?

Precautions while loading valuable cargo:-

  • Valuable cargoes should be stored in lockers which can be locked or it should be overstowed      with other suitable cargo,
  • Preferably work only by day, if night work is unavoidable, good lighting in all corners of the hold to be provided.
  • Watchman to be put on duty, if shore watchman is used, ship’s officer must check on them      
  • Ventilation and other means of access should be
  • Hold accesses to be locked after cargo work & other means of entry like portable ladders to be removed


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