What are the types of cargo gear?

The term “cargo gear” includes masts, stays, booms, winches, cranes, elevators, conveyors, standing and running gear forming that part of the shipboard cargo gear used in connection with the loading or unloading of a vessel.

What are the cargo handling gears?

Cargo-handling gear is used to secure cargo while it is being raised or lowered by the ship’s gear. It also moves cargo to and from its stowage position in the ship. Proper training in the selection and use of cargo-handling gear is necessary for safe and efficient cargo operations.

What is ship unloader?

A ship unloader often takes the form of a crane. As its name indicates, it is used to offload cargo. Each model is designed to handle a particular type of cargo, including containers, grain, liquids or bundles. Most unloaders are articulated cranes, either stationary or riding on tires, rails or caterpillar tracks.

What is the temperature of chilled cargo?

Chilled Cargo: These cargoes are carried at the temp. -2*C to 6*C. Maintaining the right temp. is more critical with chilled cargoes than with frozen cargoes as condensation of moisture due to variation of temp.

What is PSV shipping?

A platform supply vessel (PSV) is a ship specially designed to supply offshore oil and gas platforms. These ships range from 50 to 100 metres (160 to 330 ft) in length and accomplish a variety of tasks.

What are the two types of lashing materials?

Different kinds of lashings

  • Web lashings. To use a web lashing, or textile lashing, is one of the most common ways of securing cargo.
  • Chain lashings. A chain lashing is used in the same way as a web lashing with the distinction that it is more commonly used as a direct lashing.
  • Fixed winches.

What is ship unloader Gantry?

It exists in port constructed berths on CR rails with consisting of grab to unload the material(Coal,Iron ore etc.). It transfers the material from the ship to connected conveyor situated on the jetty through a hopper and a set of belt feeder & conveyor.