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This volume provides a ready reference on all aspects of the carriage of steel products by sea. This third edition includes additional material on: stowage and ventilation of steel cargoes; salinity - an analysis of caselaw and testing methods; surveying and survey reporting, the sale of rejected goods; and steel hatch closing appliances such as the ultrasonic testing of hatch covers.;The book advises on the care of cargo throughout the voyage, from loading to discharge, it examines the basic principles of erosion, the ventilation of cargo and the intricacies of bills of lading specific to this trade. The second section includes a glossary of terms relating to the carriage of steel by sea. It provides advice and offers ways of avoiding damage to cargo and the subsequent claims which may arise.;This edition is designed for shipowners, ship operators, marine surveyors, maritime lawyers and insurance brokers.