Cargo Holds

Some articles on cargo holds, cargo hold, cargo:

Container Ship - Architecture - Cargo Holds
... While containers may be carried on conventional break-bulk ships, cargo holds for dedicated container ships are specially constructed to speed loading and ... specialization is the design of the hatches, the openings from the main deck to the cargo holds ... The hatch openings stretch the entire breadth of the cargo holds, and are surrounded by a raised steel structure known as the hatch coaming ...
SS Edmund Fitzgerald - Possible Contributing Factors - Lack of Watertight Bulkheads
... books on Great Lakes shipping, stated that if her cargo holds had watertight subdivisions, "the Fitzgerald could have made it into Whitefish Bay." Frederick Stonehouse also held that the lack of ... Theoretically, a one-inch puncture in the cargo hold will sink it ... Lakes shipping companies were accused of valuing cargo payloads more than human life, since the vessel's cargo hold of 860,950 cubic feet (24,379 m3) had been divided by two non-watertight traverse "screen ...

Famous quotes containing the words holds and/or cargo:

    “Austria the shield and Prussia the sword!” Too bad that they are attached to the wrong arm: The right one holds the defiantly glistening shield, and the left one is supposed to wield the sword.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    Nitrates and phosphates for ammunition. The seeds of war. They’re loading a full cargo of death. And when that ship takes it home, the world will die a little more.
    Earl Felton, and Richard Fleischer. Captain Nemo (James Mason)