08:30 – 09:00
Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 – 10:00

  • Opening and introduction
  • Different types of heavy-lift ships
  • Definition of heavy / oversized cargo
  • Typical heavy cargo items
  • Overview of today’s heavy-lift planning, design and calculations

10:00 – 10:30
Networking Coffee

10:30 – 12:00

  • Stowage plan
  • Loading sequence
  • Rigging/lifting plan
  • Rigging/lifting materials
  • Lifting beam and spreader beam
  • Slings and grommets
  • Wide body shackles
  • Wire D/d ratio, calculation and conclusions
  • Definitions MBL, WLL, Design Factor
  • Various international classifications
  • Sling force calculations ­using lifting beams
  • Sling force calculations using spreader beams
  • Influence of the different type of rigging materials
  • Lifting a heavy load with ship’s cranes
  • Crane simulations
  • Sling force calculations tandem lifting
  • Influence of a lifting operation on the ship’s stability
  • Introduction to ship’s stability

12:00 – 13:00
Networking Lunch

13:00 – 14:30

  • Definition of ship stability
  • The rule of Archimedes
  • Center of Gravity and Center of Buoyancy
  • Metacenter
  • Righting moment
  • Initial Static stability
  • Practical rule for static stability
  • Longitudinal stability
  • Transverse stability
  • Transverse initial static stability calculation for a pontoon
  • Moment equation explanation
  • Influence on the stability with a load on deck
  • Manipulating (increasing) the stability in the port
  • Transverse dynamic stability for lists > 7 degrees
  • IMO stability requirements
  • Overturning forces
  • Manipulating (reducing) the stability at sea
  • Ship motions
  • Influence of friction material
  • Accelerations calculations

14:30 – 15:00
Networking Coffee

15:00 – 16:00

  • Lashing calculations
  • Lashing types
  • Using different lashing methods
  • Measuring actual accelerations at sea with the Octopus program
  • Purpose of the Safetrans program
  • Deck strength calculations
  • Load spreading
  • Process safety
  • Personal safety
  • Selecting a heavy cargo ship
  • Contacting a heavy-lift company
  • Shipping contracts
  • Shipping terms
  • Evaluation of this Technical Workshop Ocean Transport

16:00 – 17:00
Quiz and Evaluation

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