Aug 17, 2022  
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NAUT250 - Dry Cargo Operations


Credits: 3

This required course will cover the principles of materials handling and their applications to the movement of marine cargoes. Topics will include safe cargo operations, certification of cargo gear, stresses on cargo gear, and mathematical calculations of safe and efficient cargo stowage and prevention of moisture damage due to cargo and ship sweat. In addition this course will examine ship stability and trim and practical applications of these principles in the loading of vessels carrying break-bulk, bulk and container cargoes. A container loading project will be required to be completed involving computing of stowage, trim, KG, GM and LCG. This course is required of all Deck Midshipmen and is offered in the Second Term of Third Class Year for B-split sea year training assignees and the First Term of Second Class Year for A-split sea year training assignees.

Prerequisites: NAUT 160 
3 class hours a week



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