UK P&I Club Carefully to Carry Consolidated Edition 2018

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235 mm
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0.9 kg
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September 2017
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This comprehensive publication, compiled by the UK P&I Club, details best practice for the carriage, loading and storage requirements of a wide range of cargoes. It also contains essential information on draught surveys and preparing cargo plans.

This guide to the safe carriage, loading and storage of cargo covers the potential issues and dangers inherent in 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. Cargoes covered include timber, gas, grain, steel and other metals, bulk goods and refrigerated goods.


Part 1 – Grain
Chapter 1 Preparation, Survey and Load
Chapter 2 The Separation of Products in the Holds of Bulk Carriers
Chapter 3 Moisture Migration and Surface Ventilation
Chapter 4 Cargo Measurement
Chapter 5 The Carriage of Genetically Modified (GM) Crops
Chapter 6 Karnal Bunt

Part 2 – Ores and Minerals
Chapter 7 Coal Cargoes
Chapter 8 Bitumen – Natural and Rock
Chapter 9 Mineral Ore Concentrates and other Materials that may Liquefy
Chapter 10 Sulphur Cargoes
Chapter 11 Direct Reduced Iron (DRI)

Part 3 – Steel and Other Metals
Chapter 12 Carriage of Steel
Chapter 13 Scrap Metal

Part 4 – Timber and Forestry Products
Chapter 14 Timber Deck Cargoes
Chapter 15 Carriage of Forestry Products

Part 5 – Measurement Using Draught Surveys
Chapter 16 Draught Surveys

Part 6 – Bulk Cargoes – Liquid
Chapter 17 Bulk Oil Cargoes – Shortage and Contamination Claims
Chapter 18 Samples and Sampling in the Carriage of Liquid Bulk Cargoes
Chapter 19 Flashpoint Contaminations of Diesel Oil and Gas Oil
Chapter 20 Liquid Natural Oils, Fats and Fatty Products
Chapter 21 Biofuels: Marine Transport, Handling and Storage Issues

Part 7 – The Carriage of Gas
Chapter 22 Carriage of Liquefied Gases
Chapter 23 Liquefied Natural Gas

Part 8 – Packaged Cargoes, Including Bags, Drums and Flexitanks
Chapter 24 Refined (Crystal) Sugar
Chapter 25 Carriage of Potatoes
Chapter 26 Carriage of Cocoa
Chapter 27 Coffee
Chapter 28 Carriage of Bagged Rice
Chapter 29 Agricultural Products in Non-refrigerated Containers
Chapter 30 Calcium Hypochlorite
Chapter 31 Thiourea Dioxide
Chapter 32 Expandable Polymeric Beads
Chapter 33 Flexitanks

Part 9 – Refrigerated and Atmosphere Controlled Cargoes
Chapter 34 Refrigerated Container and Controlled Atmosphere Cargoes
Chapter 35 Carriage Instructions for Refrigerated Cargoes
Chapter 36 Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
Chapter 37 Table Grapes
Chapter 38 Frozen Fish
Chapter 39 Meat and Meat Products in Containers
Chapter 40 Pharmaceuticals in Temperature Controlled Containers

Part 10 – General Container Operations Including Waste Shipments
Chapter 41 Stuffing, Stacking and Lashing Containers.
Chapter 42 Container Top Safety
Chapter 43 Container Crime
Chapter 44 Waste Shipments in Freight Containers

Part 11 – Miscellaneous Cargoes
Chapter 45 Heavy-lift and Project Cargoes
Chapter 46 Agricultural Produce – Insect Infestation and Fumigation
Chapter 47 Fishmeal Cargoes – Self Heating and Fires
Chapter 48 Palletised Cargoes
Chapter 49 Radioactive Cargoes
Chapter 50 Radioactive Uranium Hexafluoride (UF6)

Part 12 – Cargo Planning and Securing (Including Hatch Covers)
Chapter 51 Preparing Cargo Plans – Structural Limitations
Chapter 52 Cargo Pre-loading Surveys
Chapter 53 Stowage of Breakbulk Cargo (General Cargo)
Chapter 54 Lashing and Securing Deck Cargoes
Chapter 55 Steel Hatch Covers


Number of Pages:
Binding Format:
Book Height:
235 mm
Book Width:
155 mm
0.9 kg
Published Date:
September 2017