A handy, usable guide for anyone studying towards a certificate of competency, Cargo Notes is a comprehensive guide to the key sections of the cargo syllabus for Deck Officers/OOW.
Split into two sections covering both dry and liquid and gas cargoes, Cargo Notes provides key points and summaries on all relevant Legislation and Codes and an Operational Overview for all of the main cargo types, from Bulk Carriers, RoRos, Reefers and Containers through to Tankers and Liquefied Gas Carriers.
SECTION ONE: DRY CARGOES
Stowage Factor & Broken Stowage
Separation and Marking of Cargo
Use of Dunnage
Cargo Gear: Derricks
Cargo Gear: Cranes
Cargo Gear: Specialised
Cargo Gear: Accessories
Cargo Gear: Testing & Maintenance
Precautions for Heavy Lift
Deck Cargoes: Stowage & Securing
Timber Deck Cargoes
Cargo Securing Manual
Ro-Ro Cargoes: Stowage & Securing
Reefer Cargoes: Prior Loading
Reefer Cargoes: Cargo Care
Bulk Cargoes: BC Code
Bulk Cargoes: BLU Code
Bulk Cargoes: Hazards
Bulk Cargoes: Documentation
Bulk Cargoes: Cargo Operations
Bulk Cargoes: Hazardous Cargoes in Bulk
Bulk Cargoes: Coal
Bulk Cargoes: Grain
Bulk Cargoes: Steel
Bulk Cargoes: Iron Ore
Bulk Cargoes: Reporting Requirements
Packaged Dangerous Goods: IMDG Code
IMDG Code: Classes
IMDG Code: Stowage
IMDG Code: Segregation
IMDG Code: Emergencies
IMDG Code: Reporting Requirements
Miscellaneous Dry Cargo Calculations
SECTION TWO: LIQUID AND GAS CARGOES
Oil & Product Cargoes: Hazards
Oil & Product Cargoes: Instruments
Oil & Product Cargoes: Pipeline Systems
Oil & Product Cargoes: Venting Systems
Inert Gas Plant: Requirements
Inert Gas Plant: Layout
Inert Gas Plant: Operation & Alarms
Ship-Shore Safety Checklist
Oil & Product Cargoes: Loading
Oil & Product Cargoes: Cargo Care
Oil & Product Cargoes: Discharging
Crude Oil Washing: Requirements
Crude Oil Washing: Hazards
Crude Oil Washing: Operations
Oil & Product Cargoes: Gas-Freeing
Oil & Product Cargoes: MARPOL Requirements
Oil & Product Cargoes: ODME & Oily Water Separators
Oil & Product Cargoes: Cargo Calculations
Chemical Cargoes: IBC Code
Chemical Cargoes: Hazards
Chemical Cargoes: Ship-Shore Safety Checklist
Chemical Cargoes: Ship Types
Chemical Cargoes: Operations
Chemical Cargoes: Tank Cleaning
Chemical Cargoes: MARPOL Requirements
Gas Cargoes: IGC Code
Gas Cargoes: Hazards
Gas Cargoes: Ship-Shore Safety Checklist
LPG: Ship Types
LPG: Cargo Operations
LNG: Ship Types
LNG: Cargo Operations
SECTION THREE: CARGO WATCHKEEPING
Duties of the OOW in Port
Entry into Enclosed Spaces & Permit to Work Systems
Means of Access & Safe Movement
SI 336 – Carriage of Cargoes Regulations
Extracts from COSWP
Extracts from STCW 95
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