Paper 14


Q.1 (a) Write a brief introduction to IMDG Code ?
(b) Given below is an extract from IMDG Code, Volume 2, Part 3, Dangerous
Goods List :
Column 1 : UN No. 1098
Column 2 : Proper Shipping Name : ALLYL ALCOHOL
Column 3 : Class : 6.1
Column 4 : Subsidiary risk(s) : 3
Column 5 : Packing Group : 1
Explain briefly the information given and how it is to be used.
Q.2 With respect to a Chemical Tanker, write short notes on the following: (2×5 Marks)
(a) What is a “Noxious Liquid Substance” and what are their categories?
(b) What are the types of Chemical Tankers as per IBC Code?
Q.3 With respect to a Liquefied Gas Carrier, briefly explain the following: (2×5 Marks)
(a) What is a “Liquefied Gas” and why is it liquefied for carriage on a gas carrier?
(b) What are the methods of liquefaction for carriage of “Liquefied Gases” ?
Q.4 (a) Write a brief introduction to IMSBC Code? (2×5 Marks)
(b) What are the provisions in IMSBC Code with regard to carriage of solid bulk cargoes
(e.g. ores / concentrates etc.) that may liquefy?
Q.5 Explain briefly the vital constructional parts of a standard bulk carrier and the measures
taken to prevent excessive structural stresses during cargo / ballast handling and during the
voyage ? (10 Marks)
Q.6 (a) What is a Ro – Ro vessel and how have they developed ? (2×5 Marks)
(b) What are the measures taken to maintain watertight integrity of ro-ro cargo spaces ?
Q.7 Write short notes on the following :
(a) What are the features of a multi-purpose ship that make them suitable for the carriage of a
wide variety of cargoes ?
(b) What is the role of Offshore Support Vessels in offshore oil and gas exploration and
production ? (2×5 Marks)