What are the different types of cargo lashing?
The three common types of cargo lashing that are used to secure cargo are chain lashing, fixed winches and web lashing. Tie-downs are used to secure heavy loads to vehicles with tie-down straps, heavy-duty strapping or tensioned chains. Lashings and tie-downs use tension to secure cargo in place.
What is hog lashing?
2 a lashing system to tighten the stow whereby a dual continuous wire rope (wiggle wire) is passed from side to side over the cargo and held continuously through a series of snatch blocks or other suitable device, held in place by foot wires.
What is container lashing equipment?
Lashing Rods: Lashing rods are rods of different lengths to hold the containers from one end and are tied up to the deck surface from the other end. Turnbuckle & Bottle screw: They are used in combination for tensioning the lashing of the container so that they won’t get loose.
What is Loop lashing?
Loop lashing practices To secure the timber deck cargoes by loop lashing, the lashing is drawn from the base of one side of the cargo, up and fitted across the top of cargo to a securing point at the top of the stanchion.
What is timber code?
The Code aims to ensure that stowage and cargo securing arrangements for timber deck cargoes enable a safe yet rational securing of the cargo so that it is satisfactorily prevented from shifting.
How does lashing work?
What is Container Lashing? When a container is loaded over ships, it is secured to the ship’s structure and to the container placed below it by means of lashing rods, turnbuckles, twist-locks etc. This prevents the containers from moving from their places or falling off into the sea during rough weather or heavy winds.
What are lashing equipments?
What is timber load line?
September 3, 2016. 1 Comment. Timber Load Lines. Special timber load lines can be used only when a ship carrying a cargo of timber on deck complies with the Load Line Rules. For the carriage of timber as deck cargo, the IMO “Code of Practice for Timber Deck Cargoes” must be followed.