Chief Officer Responsibilities for loading/discharging heavy lift cargo

LOADING

Supervision – the general director to ensure the proper means for loading and the availability of proper storage and control over the proper assembly of all goods.

Before the first ascent – make sure that the ship is as close to the vertical as possible and calculate the maximum heel during operation.

  • Avoid tanks.
  • Prepare holds for receiving cargo. For fastening of lifts, blocks, shackles, constrictions, bars and other necessary equipment it is necessary to collect material for connection.

in advance. This material must be loaded into the hold before boarding.

  • Lay dungeons to distribute cargo and protect the ship / cargo.
  • Suspended wings and barges, etc.
  • Railings are removed if necessary.

the first rise is

  • Adequate power on deck.
  • Insignificant personnel are cleared from the work area.
  • If necessary, the port authority must be informed before the operation so that any passing traffic can be requested to be slowed down.

Cargoes – lifting points must be satisfactory. Every part of the load used to lift it, as well as everything attached to the load and used for this purpose, must be of good construction, of sufficient strength for the purposes for which it is to be used and free from defects.

Reject the damaged load from loading. If this cannot be avoided, any damaged cargo received on board must be noted on the Chief Officer Receipt and consignment note.

Crane – cranes are installed for proper operation.

The operator must check the safety devices installed on the lifting devices before starting work and at regular intervals to make sure that they are working properly.

The load must be checked regularly during the load operation for damage or malfunction.

Alarm person – should always be used on the hatch when the load is running, regardless of whether the crane driver has a full unrestricted view of the load or the general working area. The person on the signal should be in a position where he has a general view of the operation, where this is not possible, then to provide assistance should use additional signals from men.

Communication established. Walkie Talkies should be used between a signalman and a crane operator.

Before giving a signal to the lift, the person giving the signal must obtain permission from the person placing the load for which it is securely protected, and must make sure that the lift does not endanger anyone else.

UNLOADING

Supervision – the general director to ensure the proper means for loading and the availability of proper storage and control over the proper assembly of all goods.

Before the first ascent – make sure that the ship is as close to the vertical as possible and calculate the maximum heel during operation.

  • Avoid tanks.
  • Prepare holds for receiving cargo. For fastening of lifts, blocks, shackles, constrictions, bars and other necessary equipment it is necessary to collect material for connection.

in advance. This material must be loaded into the hold before boarding.

  • Lay dungeons to distribute cargo and protect the ship / cargo.
  • Suspended wings and barges, etc.
  • Railings are removed if necessary.

the first rise is

  • Adequate power on deck.
  • Insignificant personnel are cleared from the work area.
  • If necessary, the port authority must be informed before the operation so that any passing traffic can be requested to be slowed down.

Cargoes – lifting points must be satisfactory. Every part of the load used to lift it, as well as everything attached to the load and used for this purpose, must be of good construction, of sufficient strength for the purposes for which it is to be used and free from defects.

Reject the damaged load from loading. If this cannot be avoided, any damaged cargo received on board must be noted on the Mate receipt and consignment note.

Crane – cranes are installed for proper operation.

The operator must check the safety devices installed on the lifting devices before starting work and at regular intervals to make sure that they are working properly.

The load must be checked regularly during the load operation for damage or malfunction.

Alarm person – should always be used on the hatch when the load is running, regardless of whether the crane driver has a full unrestricted view of the load or the general working area. The person on the signal should be in a position where he has a general view of the operation, where this is not possible, then to provide assistance should use additional signals from men.

Communication established. Walkie Talkies should be used between a signalman and a crane operator.

Before giving a signal to the lift, the person giving the signal must obtain permission from the person placing the load for which it is securely protected, and must make sure that the lift does not endanger anyone else.

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