Cargo banned by general cargo workers for some reason. This ban could be because the cargo is dangerous or hazardous to health.



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BREAKBULK CARGO

Non-containerized general cargo stored in boxes, bales, pallets or other units to be loaded onto or discharged from ships or other forms of transportation. (See al

BREAK BULK CARGO

Goods that must be loaded aboard a ship individually, and not in intermodal containers or in bulk, carried by a general cargo ship.

CARGO SHIP

Any sort of ship or vessel that carries cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another, including general cargo ships (designed to carry break bulk cargo), bulk carriers, container ships, multipurpose vessels, and tankers. Tankers, however, although technically cargo ships, are routinely thought of as constituting a completely separate category.

LOAD LINE REGULATIONS

Regulations concerning the stowage, lashing, and securing of timber deck cargoes aboard general cargo vessels.

GENERAL CARGO

Non-bulk cargo. The cargo may be of various kinds

FREIGHTERS

Breakbulk vessels both refrigerated and unrefrigerated, containerships, partial containerships, roll-on/roll-off vessels, and barge carriers. A general cargo vessel designed to carry heterogeneous mark and count cargoes.

VESSEL RESPONSE PLAN

A plan required by the United States for all vessels transporting petroleum within U.S. waters. This VRP must ensure that an owner has under contract or other means response equipment available to handle a maximum probable release of cargo into the environment in the areas where that companies vessels operate. It also requires a formal plan of notification and a list of the responsible individuals within that company who can be contacted to direct the clean-up efforts should an incident occur. This plan must be submitted and formally approved by the USCG in Washington D.C.

CCR

Cargo Control Room - the place where the loading or unloading of a tank vessel is controlled and monitored. Usually contains pump controls and vessel monitoring equipment.

TOP-OFF

To fill a ship which is already partly loaded with cargo or bunkers.

GANTRY OR GANTRY CRANE

An aerial crane on which the upper blocks travel on a shuttle type frame over parallel rails to load or discharge cargo from a vessel.

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