Monitor the discharge of cargo


Develop cargo discharge plan and monitor the performance of the cranes that offload cargo from the vessel; ensure that relevant occupational safety requirements are met at all times.

Alternative labels

supervise the discharge of cargo
manage freight discharge procedures
perform freight discharge monitoring activities
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oversee discharge of freight
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oversee the discharging of cargo
monitor vessel discharge
supervise the discharging of cargo
develop and implement cargo discharge plans
perform freight discharge monitoring
carry out cargo discharge monitoring activities

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Monitor the discharge of cargo is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Ship planner: Ship planners manage the performance of a vessel. They ensure the safety of the vessel and its cargo, its operationality and link available vessels to available cargos in order to maximise the profitability of the voyages. They ensure that each container ship is loaded to its optimal capacity, while keeping berth times and handling costs to a minimum. They also plan the maintenance and overhaul of the ship, as well as the crew needed.

Optional skill

Monitor the discharge of cargo is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Marine surveyor: Marine surveyors inspect vessels intended for operations in maritime or open sea waters. They ensure that vessels and equipment follow the regulations laid down by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). They may also act as third parties for the review of offshore facilities and construction projects.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022