UK P&I Club Carefully to Carry Consolidated Edition 2018
Fully illustrated in colour throughout, this comprehensive manual compiled by the UK P&I Club details best practice for the carriage, loading and storage requirements for a wide range of cargoes. It also contains essential information on draught surveys, preparing cargo plans and the stowage of general and deck cargoes.
This essential guide to the safe carriage, loading and storage of cargo encapsulates the full range of potential issues and dangers around the transporting of bulk cargoes, from the characteristics and risks inherent in specific goods, hold preparation and hatch covers, to best practice when loading and unloading. Outlining and expanding on all major international cargo regulations and guidelines, it also includes detailed checklists, information on draught surveys and guides to preparing cargo plans.
Covering cargoes such as timber, gas, grain, steel and other metals, bulk goods and refrigerated goods, advice and best practices are supported by full colour illustrations and diagrams. Use of this book will assist in reducing both the possibility of expensive cargo damage and the number of tragic accidents and injuries that unfortunately continue to occur.