Unit 06. Surveying Dry Bulk Cargoes


After successfully completing this unit you will 1) understand some of the main characteristics of the dry bulk cargoes most commonly carried at sea and 2) be familiar with some of the specific hazards associated with many dry bulk cargoes.

You will also learn and understand the characteristics of fertilisers and will become familiar with some of the specific hazards associated with fertiliser cargoes.

The topics covered in this unit include:
• The Nature of the Cargo and their Specific Hazards
• Safety and Safe Practice
• Ship Types and Cargo Problems
• Quantity Calculations
• Sampling and Documentation
• BIMCO, sGAFTA and the Role of the Trade Associations

Please note.
By choosing to buy this Unit you are not entering into the full educational programme but you can complete an assignment for this Unit and receive an IIMS Certificate on successful assessment. Further details of this will be sent to you when you make your purchase. If you decide to take the full Educational Course at a later date you may be able to use your successful pass to make up part of your qualification.  Please be reminded that this cost covers one download of a .pdf document, there is NO hard copy. There is no refund available. Please call the Education Team direct if you have any queries: 023 92 313012 or 023 92 313015

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