Author: House, D J
A crucial reference for students and serving ships' crew, now fully revised and expanded covering the latest IMO codes.
This new edition of this classic book has benn fully revised and expanded to comprehensively reflect unit load containerised systems that are now used in the majority oc cargo shipping, while retaining the necessary detail on transporting key classics of cargoes safely, effeciently and profitably.
The book covers general principles and the latest international regulations that affect all cargo work, including the IMO Codes of Safe Working Practise for Merchant Seafarers and Stowage and Securing of Cargoes, the IMDG Code and the new ISPS Code. It also details cargo types and handling roll-on/roll off, containerisation, equipment and offshore supply, tanker and bulk cargoes, providing a ready guide to the key characterisations of a wide range of cargo classes.
Publication date: 09 Jul 2010