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SEMINAR DETAILS

1. General Knowledge

  • General Knowledge & Introduction
  • Newton's laws
  • Basic mathematics
  • General Knowledge & Introduction
  • Principle to standard triangles
  • Force / Friction / Centre of Gravity / Moment
2. Heavy Lift Shipping
  • Various types of ships RORO - LOLO
  • Rigging/Slinging
  • Weather influences (forces of wind, water influences)
  • Lifting equipment: Grommets, steel / nylon slings, shackles etc.
  • Sling plan and forces in lifting slings
  • Calculations of forces in slings with Symmetric and Asymmetric loads
  • Calculations of forces using 2, 3 and 4 slings
  • Use of spreader beams, lifting beams
  • Load spreading in vessels
  • Metacenter - GM - Stability
  • Crane capacity
  • Ballast
3. Lashing & Securing Sea Freight
  • Forces during movement of cargo
  • Lashing equipment
  • Lashing and securing cargo sea freight
  • Calculations: lashing down and direct lashing
  • Lashing of normal and exceptional cargo
  • Lashing and stowing of cargo in containers and flat racks
  • Key rules for lashing & securing
4. Roll On -Roll Off Operations
  • Necessary information for Ro-Ro operations
  • Tide Tables and Tides and using tidal conditions
  • Roro activities free floating and aground (tidal/non tidal)
  • Roro ramps
  • Basic crane and equipment for roro operations
  • Load out / load in with SPMT - Strand jacks - Conventional platform trailers
  • Ballasting of a barge
  • Transport equipment for roro operations: SPMT, Conventional platform trailers
  • Stability of transport equipment. 3 and 4 point suspension
5. Offshore Lifting
  • Materials and equipment
  • Cranes
  • Calculations
  • Hoisting of personnel
  • Safe use of materials
  • Inspection/certificates
  • Latest developments
  • Anchor handling
  • Rules and regulations
  • Safety
6. Test & Evaluation
  • Test for all Participants
   

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