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Cargo Securing Manual

A vessel specific manual to provide instructions and guidance for safe securing of cargo as per Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing

Regulatory Reference: SOLAS Reg. VI/5 - V/II/6, the Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing

Regulatory Reference


All vessels carrying cargoes that need to be secured should carry a Cargo Securing Manual. Scope of this plan is to provide guidance on cargo units, including containers stowage and securing throughout the voyage. Plan is developed in line with IMO guidelines and requirements. Approval by the Administration or a Recognised Organisation (RO) on behalf of the Administration is mandatory.

Indicative Contents

  • Securing Devices and Arrangements
  • Stowage and Securing
  • Stowage of Coiled Sheet Steel
  • Stowage of Heavy Metal Products
  • Stowage of Anchor Chains
  • Stowage of Logs under deck
  • Stowage of Unit Loads
  • Stowage of Non Standardized Cargo
  • Fixed Securing Devices
  • Portable Securing Devices
  • Securing Calculations
  • Acceleration Values
  • Calculation for the captioned vessel
  • Plans


  • Master will have a guidance with respect to Cargo Securing on board
  • All latest legislation and contact information will be included
  • Calculator and example of calculations will be incorporated
  • Applicable with Vessel’s specific cargo
  • Already approved by most Administrations and ROs

Info/Plans Required

  • Ship Specific Information (Questionnaire to be submitted)
  • Genaral Arrangement
  • Loading Manual
  • Timber Plans (if applicable)
  • Container loading manual (if separate from loading manual) or container arrangement plan (if applicable)
  • Lashing manual for containers (if applicable)
  • Container/cargo fitting arrangements on hatches and decks (if there is a plan for container loading)
  • Fixed securing devices – sketches/plans/documentation/certificates (if applicable)
  • Portable securing devices – sketches/plans/documentation/certificates

We will ensure

  • Full compliance with national and international regulations and common marine practice
  • Real life documentation addressed to senior officers and crew onboard
  • Full integration of any client specific requirements
  • Full support provided after development in line with our Document Support Policy

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