What are the precautions for loading steel coils?

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1. The round shape of coil is a high risk to shifting of the cargo, when not properly secured
2. Normally stowed in double tier with the bottom coils on athwartships dunnage and wedged against athwartship movement, each coil being hard - up against the next
3. The main objective is to form a large immovable stow without any void spaces in between
4. End of stows are fenced with timber battens and locking coils together with the top tier of coils
5. The key Locking coils shall be identified and carefully lashed and chocked
6. The passage plan shall reflect a route that would be minimize the ship's rolling pattern wherever possible

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Answered on May 26, 2021