CCS GUIDELINES FOR PREPARATION OF LOADING MANUALS
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Officially published guidance notes by China Register guiding readers through the entire process of preparation of loading manual. Literally all aspects have been covered in the pages of these Guidelines providing the approval conditions to be taken into account, contents, forms and samples for the manuals to be used by the ship designers and ship owners with required assistance when preparing the loading manuals for the vessels conducting international voyages.
Ship masters will find inside necessary instructions for mastering and controlling the loading process considering stability of the ships and their strength, keeping them within allowable ranges. The requirements contained in this document are corresponding to the provisions of the internationally recognized regulatory documents including conventions and codes and IACS publications.
Note that the relevant Flag requirements shall also be complied with in addition to what is stated in the Guidelines. Five chapters of the guidebook provide general information and cover loading conditions, longitudinal and local strength of ships, and stability information. Details and contents of loading manuals are provided in the appendices together with other useful information.
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