Ro-Ro ships: stowage and securing of vehicles code of practice

Guidance and information about the safety standards and procedures for roll-on/roll-off ships.



This code of practice is for:

  • shipbuilders
  • classification societies
  • shipowners and ship managers
  • shipmasters and ship’s officers
  • ship safety officials and anyone employed on ro-ro ships
  • securing equipment manufacturers
  • port authorities
  • shippers
  • forwarding agents
  • road hauliers
  • stevedores
  • freight vehicle manufacturers
  • insurers
  • railway operators
  • packers of containers and freight vehicles at inland depots