A master’s guide to the carriage of steel cargo
23 October 2018
Steel is a high-value cargo, a cargo easily damaged by rough handling, water and moisture. When carrying steel products by sea, it is essential to ensure that neither the steel nor the ship suffers damage. This guide therefore focuses on correctly loading, stowing, caring for and securing steel cargoes. Its advice, if followed, will assist in the avoidance and prevention of steel cargo damage claims.