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Standard loading conditions

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Loading conditions to be examined for the purpose of assessing whether the stability criteria are met. For a cargo ship the standard loading conditions are as follows:

1. Ship in the fully loaded departure condition with cargo homogeneously distributed throughout all the cargo spaces and with full stores and fuel.

2. Ship in the fully loaded arrival condition with cargo homogeneously distributed throughout all the cargo spaces and with 10% stores and fuel.

3. Ship in ballast in the departure condition without cargo but with full stores and fuel.

4. Ship in ballast in the arrival condition without cargo and with 10% stores and fuel remaining.

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