Rubber Mats Between Container Bays
Port container lashing/unlashing personnel may be rough when handling container securing equipment. Container twist locks may get damaged when thrown down and will almost certainly always chip the deck causing increased maintenance for the small number of ships staff.
In order to reduce maintenance and damage to twist locks, this Member ship has introduced a simple and inexpensive idea of laying down old rubber mats between the container bays. Click on the images above to enlarge.