MM3686, Lesson 1
Vessel's Stowage Plan
of the information
in the vessel's
The classification of the munitions being loaded (BOE 6000).
The shipping name and quantity of all ammunition and explosives as listed in the commodity list of the chart,
146.29-100, Bureau of Explosives Tariff No. BOE-6000 (BOE 6000).
The Department of Transportation (DOT) labels applied to the munitions packages, if required.
The stowage space identifying code and its location for the munitions being loaded. For example, 5-3-1-H
indicates on what deck, in what compartment, and where in the compartment that particular ammunition is to
Any vessel transporting or storing military explosives or hazardous munitions must, when in navigable waters
of the United States, have on board a dangerous cargo manifest, list, or stowage plan (BOE 6000). Check the
stowage plan against the compatibility chart of BOE 6000 to ensure that the items to be stowed are compatible.
See the example of a vessel's stowage plan in Figure 1-4.
Figure 1-4. A Vessel's Stowage Plan.