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Engineering Examination Questions
Deck Examination Questions
Aids to Navigation Glossary Included
Fire Fighting Glossary Included
Meteorology "Glossary Included"
Seamanship Glossary Included
Ships Construction Glossary Included
Stability and Trim Glossary Included
Tides and Currents Glossary Included
1) Paragraph 4. states that if you carry rig water, which according to the question you are, then the maximum weight of cargo without other below deck cargo or ballast is 35 tons.
2) Paragraph 3. states that the height above the main deck of the center of gravity of deck cargo shall not exceed2.0 feet.
Therefore, according to paragraphs 3 and 4 the moment for maximum deck cargo load with a vessel carrying rig water is70 foot-tons (35 tons x 2.0 feet).
The moment for the containers is3.0 tons x 3.0' = 9 foot-tons.
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