Knowing Cargo Gears Emergency Operations

    Cargo Handling Gear
    • --- Cargo-handling gear is used to secure cargo while it is being raised or lowereed by the ship's gear. It also moves cargo to and from its stowage position in the ship. Proper training in the selection and use of cargo-handling gear is necessary for safe and efficient cargo operations. As terminal operations coordinator, you are responsible for training and supervising your personnel in the methods prescribed by this chapter.

  • Cargo Handling Gear - Lifting and Rigging
    • --- A means whereby cargo may be loaded in and discharged from a ship has to be available. With highly specialised ships like the larger bulk carriers and container ships, this process is carried out by appliances on the shore, as the greater space and lack of need to worry about weight enables shore gear to be faster and have a great capacity.