Cargo Work

February 8, 2022

General Cargo series | Part II | Voyage instructions

Welcome back to our series focusing on General Cargo ships. In this series, we are primarily talking about cargo operations onboard General cargo vessels which carry […]
January 24, 2022

General cargo series | Part I | Introduction

This series focuses on General cargo vessels and the specialized cargo which they carry. The general cargo vessels are built very differently compared to conventional bulk […]
September 4, 2021

How to fill up the NCB form used in grain loading?

I received a lot of requests for guidance on filling up NCB form required for grain loading. Today we will discuss the same. NCB form stands […]
June 28, 2021

Hold cleaning standards you should know about

Hold cleaning is one of the most critical operation onboard. The kind, type, duration and level of cleaning will primarily depend upon the type of cargo […]
June 16, 2021

Everything you need to know about Grain Loading | Pre loading preparations | Part II

Let me start with a funny quote:   “Cleaning for grain cargo has no limits, you continue to clean till the very last day”   In […]
June 6, 2021

Everything you need to know about Grain Loading | Grain calculations | Grain Stability | Part I

So so so many requests for grain loading procedures and calculations. Here we are! Through this tutorial I will try to put an end to all […]
June 2, 2021

Not able to obtain all six drafts? Here what you should do!

This blog teaches how to obtain the sea side draft marks when you don't have access to them.
May 24, 2021
actions in case of cargo shift

What to do when the Cargo has shifted?

Actions in case of cargo shift. This topic is related to Container ships and ships carrying Project Cargoes Shifting of cargo is probably among the worst […]
July 23, 2020
ventilate the Cargo Holds

How and when to ventilate the Cargo Holds?

This topic deals with the principles and procedures for carrying out Cargo Hold ventilation onboard Bulk Carriers. Ventilate the Cargo Holds: Ever wondered why water droplets […]
July 13, 2020
Contract of Affreightment

What is a Contract of affreightment?

A contract of affreightment is a contract between a ship owner and the charterer, in which the ship-owner agrees to carry goods for the charterer in […]
May 17, 2020

Trimming calculations and procedures on bulk carriers

This post states the trimming calculations and procedures on board the bulk carriers. In relation to Bulk carriers, the word ‘trimming’ has two meanings. The first […]
April 25, 2020
capacity plan and deadweight scale

How to use Capacity Plan and Deadweight Scale?

Onboard every ship you must have been, I am sure you must have noticed a number of boxes containing numerous plans. And there are few plans […]
April 4, 2020
grain stability calculation curve

Grain Stability Calculation theory and drawing Grain Stability Curve

Grain is an important commodity which is carried onboard ships since ancient days. Right from the moment the Grain cargo is fixed for the vessel, the […]
April 1, 2020
boat note

What is a Boat Note and where it is used?

This article explains what is boat note and where it is used. In some ports of the world, all the ships that arrive from high seas […]