stowage plan


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stowage plan

[′stō·ij ‚plan]
(naval architecture)
A completed stowage diagram showing each type of material that has been loaded and its exact stowage location; each port of discharge is indicated by a particular color or other symbol; deck and between-deck cargo is shown in perspective, cargo stowed in the lower hold is shown in profile, but vehicles are shown in perspective, regardless of stowage.
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This always allows stowage plans to reflect the latest conditions and ensures optimal loading at every port.
The ship stowage plan could, in this scenario, be seen simply as a dynamic diagram that depicts the real-time location of each container currently stowed on the ship.
Thus, while the automatically developed stowage plan may simply reflect the most efficient layout for a particular terminal, it increasingly reflects the integration and communication between terminals belonging to the same firm, with productivity gains spread between different terminals across the loop rather than being concentrated in a single site.
As implied above, these infrastructures could include the ship stowage plan, but they may also include the computer terminals and screens that are integrated into each straddle carrier, providing the stevedore with real-time information regarding which container to pick up next, and where it should be placed.
The outbound Baplie data accessed via 3G service gives a snapshot of the stowage plan of the containers, both for the current situation and near-future situation.
Makili will have access to vessel stowage plans, captains' statements for Dolphin Safe certification, the actual Dolphin Safe certificates, captains' logs, and cold storage of any carrier vessel.
1% but the increase in available vessel capacity was slightly higher due to a re-configuration of stowage plans related to the Company's Triplestack Box Carrier(R) vessels.
The respective notation has been available since May 2013 and we have already approved lashing computers and stowage plans for 411 ships, he added.
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