Thomas’ Stowage: Properties and Stowage of Cargoes
by Thomas, R.E., Capt.
8th ed. The definitive text on the properties and stowage of cargo. Sections cover: safety, techniques and systems, commodities, damage and claims, and procedures. An essential source for ships’ officers; the freight operations and insurance departments of ship owners and operators; ship agents; terminal operators; freight forwarders; container packers; maritime lawyers; training schools and marine insurance companies. In Part 3 over 300 amendments have been made to the alphabetically listed commodities, with particular attention given to dangerous goods and bulk cargoes?frequently subject to renewed legislation. Includes 2018 changes to the IMSBC code and appendix, a glossary of cargo handling and shipping terms.