Course Outlines:

  • The stresses experienced by containers, and the forces and motions creating them
  • The necessity for and functions of container securing systems
  • The main features of cell guide systems and how they secure containers
  • The main types of non-locking container securing devices and how they are used
  • The main types of locking connectors and how they are used
  • The three types of lashing materials; attachments and tensioning devices
  • Lashing plans and safe securing patterns for above-deck stowage
  • Securing systems for below-deck stowage in non-cellular holds
  • Container securing systems, devices and patterns for RoRo vessels
  • Securing systems for non-containerized and difficult stows.

Course Objectives:

This Unit is designed:

  • To explain why containers need to be secured during the sea voyage.
  • To describe the main types of securing devices used on container vessels.
  • To explain how container securing devices are used.
Port Training Institute (PTI) was established on 26th of July 1982 as an affiliated institute to the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT). A committee of the Chairmen of Port Authorities & subsidiary companies of The Holding Company for Maritime Land Transport (17 authorities and companies) defined the focal mission of the Institute as follows: “TRAINING AND UPGRADING THE MARITIME SECTOR PERSONNEL”
PTI delivers courses in the fields of Port Management & Supervision, Port Management & Finance, Port Operation, Management of Safety Operations in Ports, Computer & Information Systems, Engineering & Technical Works, Gantry Cranes, Yard Cranes and Off-shore (fixed and mobile) Cranes and English Language. Training courses are delivered by a team of Technical and managerial experts in education and training. Furthermore, theytailor courses according to the needs of theircustomers, and in accordance with the international standards and requirements of the ISO 9001:2008.
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