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.
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.
Port Botany may include its intermodal terminals connected by dedicated rail lines (Rodrigue and Notteboom, 2009); or even international container terminals (Slack, 2007), which influence the order of loading and unloading of ships through the electronic stowage plans which may be designed to optimise this process across the ship's entire route and not just at a single terminal.
Under the CMO, vessels with transit time from the port of origin to the port of entry of at least 72 hours, the shipping company, non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC), freight forwarder, cargo consolidator, or their authorized agents must electronically submit the cargo manifest, consolidated cargo manifest (CCM), stowage plan, and container discharging list within 24 hours before the arrival at the port of entry.
The memorandum also provides that cargoes not listed in the IFM but are recorded in the stowage plan must be filed through a supplemental manifest not later than 48 hours from the date of discharge of the last package from the vessel.
Despite Iranian denials, the experts said official seals from Iranian customs authorities on containers that held some of the arms "substantiates the Iranian origin of those containers." Further evidence on the Iranian origin came from the Iranian bill of lading, cargo manifest and the container stowage plan.
A packed container will not be allowed to be loaded on board vessels to which the SOLAS Convention applies unless the Verified Gross Mass (VGM) of the container has been provided to the ships master or his representative and to the terminal or its representative sufficiently in advance to allow for the preparation of the ship stowage plan.
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.
His investigators analyzed the countries of origin, weights, and ship stowage plans in bills of lading.
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.
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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