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A Master's Guide to Berthing
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BERTHING WITHOUT TUGS
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Introduction to Draught Survey
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MCA Oral Exam Questions
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Under The Public Health (Ships) Regulations, what restrictions apply on boarding or leaving a ship after arrival at a UK port?
A new master joins a UK ship at an overseas port. The crew of non-UK officers and ratings are to join two days later. What should the master look for when they join, and what should be his priorities?
What are the advantages of registering under a flag of convenience?
What general precautions should be taken against stowaways boarding in port?
Who arranges general average security?
What is the difference between grounding and stranding?
Before a UK ship's departure from port, what notice must be displayed in accordance with the Load Line Regulations, and what must be entered on it?
What is a NAABSA berth or NAABSA port?
Why do some cargo ships have more than one set of load lines marked, i. e. multiple load lines?
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Freight in full of all port charges, pilotage, consular fees, light dues, trimming, lighterage at loading /discharging ports . . .
Subject to contract
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A cargo ship is arriving at a UK port from a port outside the EU with up to 12 passengers. What preparations should be made for border control officials?
A cargo ship is arriving in the UK with up to 12 passengers. What document must the master have ready in respect of the passengers?
A ship has discharged a cargo of coal and is ready to sail If the shipowners are still owed the freight, how can their lien on the cargo be exercised after the ship has sailed?
A tanker has completed loading and is ordered to sea, but the bills of lading have been presented for signature without any cargo figures being inserted. What should the master do?
A UK ship has already completed loading an under-deck bulk cargo of cement, drill water, etc. before completing the discharge of a back-loaded deck cargo, and consequently appears to be overloaded. Is this permitted, since she is in port?
A UK-flag Panamax bulker, loaded with a full cargo of grain, is steaming down¬river from a US Gulf port on an ebb tide. Due to a navigational error the ship runs aground on soft mud and is unable to refloat without assistance. What action should the maste
After loading packaged dangerous goods or marine pollutants, what must the master ensure with respect to cargo documentation?
Are all cargoes insured?
Before a ship loads a bulk cargo, what must the master be in possession of?
Can a cargo ship be exempted from the requirement to have a VDR?
Cargo Loss or Damage
Do shipowners insure the cargoes their ships carry?
Does a cargo owner's insurance policy cover him for his liability to pay general average and salvage charges?
Generally, at whose risk is a deck cargo carried?
Has the cargo been delivered once it has been discharged?
How can cargo insurance be arranged by a shipper?
How can owners ensure that they are paid any deadfreight and demurrage owed to them before delivering the cargo?
How is cargo insurance usually arranged?
How is the net tonnage of a cargo ship determined under the International Tonnage Convention, 1969?
How should the Form for Cargo Information be used?
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