Cargo Handling System

Knowledge of cargo handling system that covers different type of cargos and related working principles to apply.

3 days

Course description:

This module is meant to provide participants with the knowledge on cargo handling system that covers cargo distribution, cargo handling, unitized cargo, liquefied gases, dangerous goods as well as latest development and trends on containers, bulk and liquid cargo transportation. Participants will also be exposed to the methods of determination of load stress and safe working load with regard to lifting gears onboard cargo ships.

Course objective:

At the end of the session, the participants will be able to:

  • Explain the principles of cargo stowage.
  • Apply the cargo handling procedures and stowage principles for ship’s cargoes.
  • Plan appropriate cargo separation and ventilation methods.
  • Explain the utility of appropriate cargo handling gears and machine handling equipment (MHE).
  • Distinguish various types of cargo and their carrying units
  • Determine load stress and safe working load for lifting gears

Target audience:

  1. Shipyard personnel involved in shipbuilding activities
  2. Marine support services
  3. Port operators
  4. Classification societies personnel
  5. Fiberglass technology
  6. Academician
  7. Researchers
  8. Fresh graduates


  • Workshop & laboratory

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