Does the Load Line Convention allow more than one load line?

Yes. Additional load lines required by other international conventions in force may be marked at right angles to and abaft the vertical line forming the stem of the load line “tree” (T, S, W, etc.).

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Which ships may be assigned a Winter North Atlantic load line, and when is this load line to be used?

Why do some cargo ships have more than one set of load lines marked, i. e. multiple load lines?