What are the precautions for loading steel plates?« Back to Questions List

Posted by marinetales
Asked on May 26, 2021 5:37 pm

1. Various commodities are used to handle steel plates including plate clamps on chain slings to electromagnetic expanding beams
2. The weight and size of this cargo makes it difficult and dangerous cargo to load and discharge and chain lashings are required in order to lash the steel plates once they are stowed
3. The cargo holds needs to be floored with dunnage.The damage to the tank top must be prevented by carefully lining the hold with protections , protecting the frames, sounding pipes, ballast tank pipes etc

Posted by marinetales
Answered On May 26, 2021 8:44 pm