Stowing cargo destined for a specific location close together to avoid unnecessary cargo movement.



Related Terms

BELL SUCTION

A flared end of a liquid cargo pipeline positioned close to the bottom of the tank.

LIFT

1) A change in wind direction enabling a yacht to point in a direction that was previously too close hauled. 2) A rope or tackle from a boom to the mast to support and move it for cargo working.

BROKEN STORAGE

The spaces between and around cargo packages, including dunnage, and spaces not usable because of structural interference.

BULK CARRIER

Ship designed to carry cargo such as grain, woodchips, ore, coal, etc. in bulk

CAPACITY PLAN

A plan outlining the spaces available for fuel, cargo, ballast, fresh water, etc, with guides on weight and volume for spaces at various drafts and displacements

CARGO BATTENS

Strips of wood fitted inside the frames to keep cargo away from hull steelwork. Also called sparring

CARGO SHIFTING

Movements or changing positions of cargo from one place to another which can easily endanger the seaworthiness of the ship

CARGO PORT

Opening in a ship's side for loading and unloading cargo.

COMBI

Vessel designed for a combination of passengers, and different types of cargo.

BULK CARGO

Cargo such as oil, coal, ore, woodchips, etc. not shipped in bags or containers

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