MM3686, Lesson 1
Ship's Manifest. 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.
An example of a ship's manifest is given in Figure 1-3.
Figure 1-3. A Ship's Manifest.