Cargo securing through lashing and other methods is an important aspect of cargo stowage on container ships. Find out about the basics of container lashing in the article.
Lloyd’s Register’s powerful free guide – A Master’s Guide to Container Securing provides vital information on container security systems and the causes of lashing failures. It also offers advice as to how to minimize losses on container ships.
Stevedores were securing containers on board a vessel with chain slings. During the securing of one container, the chain broke at the hook and hit a stevedore on the head.