Guidance

Safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers

Implementing EC Directive 2001/96/EC (establishing harmonised requirements and procedures for safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers.)

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Safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers

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Contents

Section 1: Purpose

Section 2: Scope

Section 3: Definitions

Schedule 1: Requirements in relation to the operational suitability of bulk carriers for loading and unloading solid bulk cargoes.

Part 1: General

Part 2: Recommended layout for checklist

Schedule 2: Requirements in relation to the suitability of terminals

Part 1: General

Part 2: Requirements in relation to the suitability of terminals for loading and unloading solid bulk cargoes

Part 3: Terminal information books

Schedule 3: Responsibilities of the master

Part 1: General

Part 2: Information to be provided by the master to the terminal

Part 3: Duties of the master prior to and during loading or unloading Operations

Part 4: Form for required cargo information

Schedule 4: Responsibilities of the terminal representative

Part 1: General

Part 2 : Information to be provided by the terminal to the master

Part 3: Duties of the terminal representative prior to and during loading and unloading operations

Schedule 5: Procedures between bulk carriers and terminals

Part 1: General

Part 2: Loading or unloading plan

Part 3: Guidelines for completing the ship/shore safety checklist

Part 4: Ship/shore checklist for loading and unloading dry bulk cargo carriers.

Schedule 6: Repair of damage incurred during loading and unloading

Schedule 7: Role of Competent Authority

Published 27 August 2014