Figure 14-14.-Stacking bagged goods.
Figure 14-15.Right and wrong ways to stack boxes.
Heavy containers should be landed on rollers or
dunnage when using a crane or ships booms to load and
when it is impractical to use materials handling
equipment. This permits safe removal of the slings. If
rollers (such as lengths of pipe) are used, they provide
an effective means of moving the item into the stowage
location in a hold or on deck. (See figure 14-16.) A
handtruck may then be used as a pry to remove the
Small boxes, cases, and crates can be secured as
illustrated in figure 14-17. Run the line from one
securing point around the box to a securing point on the
opposite side. If the line is light or the box heavy, run
Figure 14-16.-Landing a case on rollers.
Figure 14-17.-Proper way to secure small boxes.