List some areas on a Bulk Carrier which are prone to developing cracks.

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Asked on June 17, 2021
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1. Midship section (exposed to hogging and sagging)
2. Tank side bracket, beam knee (exposed to racking stresses)
3. Bulkhead, floor and frame (water pressure)
4. Plating of bows (exposed to panting)
5. Bottom plating and girders at one quarter of the ship from stem (exposed to pounding)

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Answered on June 17, 2021