b. Preparing a railcar to transport ammunition.
Inspect the unloaded railcar.
Prepare railcar inspection report (see Figure 14, page 17).
Check for car certificates (BOE 6000) (see Figure 15, page 18).
c. Inspecting a loaded railcar.
Use AMC Drawing 19-48-75-5 to determine if the proper loading drawing was used.
Check placards and labels.
Check car certification for signatures.
d. Preparing ammunition for air shipments. To conduct hazardous material air report shipment inspections,
review the following:
DD Form 1387, 1387-1, and 1387-2.
Hazardous Material Air Shipment Inspection Report. See Figure 16, page 19.
e. Preparing vessels to transport ammunition.
Port facility planning.
9. Waterborne vessel transportation. Before a ship begins loading with ammunition, the ammunition inspector
must study the traffic flow chart of the port, the ship's manifest, and the vessel's stowage plan to ensure that
all of the information required is on hand.
a. Traffic flow chart. The traffic flow chart of a port facility gives an overall view of the operation being
conducted. See the traffic flow chart in Figure 17.
b. Ship's manifest. An example of a ship's manifest is given in Figure 18, page 22. A ship's manifest is a
printout that includes at least the following:
The name of the vessel and its official number. If the vessel has no official number, the international
radio call sign is used as a substitute.
The nationality of the vessel.
The cargo capacity, which is the tonnage in bulk cargo shipments or the number and description of
the outside containers-military-owned demountable containers (MILVANs) -and their gross weight.
The name of the master or another officer of the vessel authorized to sign for the master.