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CONTROLLING HOLD [1 record]

Record 1 2003-03-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Cargo (Water Transport)
DEF

The hold - usually the largest - which will take the longest time to load or to discharge.

OBS

This governs the time taken to complete cargo operations and may affect the turnaround time of the ship in port. To complete the cargo work at all holds at about the same time it may be necessary to employ more gangs or to work overtime at the controlling hold.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cargaisons (Transport par eau)

Spanish

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