The vessel will have to have any specialised equipment required available and ready for use. The Master will have to work out exactly where he is going to stow the cargo and the loading sequence. The vessel must always stay in safe trim not only for the ocean voyage but also during the course of the actual loading so as to avoid undue strain to the structure of the vessel. The carriage of bulk cargoes is a relatively simple operation. As mentioned the holds will have to be clean and dry to the …..