2 Objectives Explain the container carrying vessel construction Name and identify the basic constructional features of a cargo vesselExplain the dimensions of vessels and their useIdentify the five main types of container vessels
3 Why learning about container ship construction 1 To plan loading and discharge2 To know the working environment3 To ensure safety and security
4 Construction Knowledge for Planning For berth allocationFor resource allocationFor schedulingFor estimating performance
5 Knowing the Work Environment Where are the work locations?How are the work locations to be reached?What work will be required?How will the containers be handled?What gear, clothing and equipment will be needed ?
6 Ship Construction and Safety What safety precautions might be neededWhat emergency procedures should be preparedWhere are emergency gear and equipment keptWhich are the safe emergency escape routes
52 Stowage Ro-Ro Operations ProblemsLimited stacking heightLabour- intensiveSafety risksRange of equipment neededSpace utilization not highBenefitsCargo can be pre-laded onto cassettes/flatracksCan handle vehicles quicklyHeavy lifts and awkward loads are easily accommodatedVessels can be handled at berths and terminals without cranes