You will need to comply with this code if you undertake stevedoring. Stevedoring involves all activities directly connected with:
- loading or unloading of vessel cargo
- stacking and storing on the wharf
- receiving and delivering cargo within the terminal or facility.
Duty holders include those who operate a business involved in stevedoring operations and those who have management or control of a workplace where stevedoring operations are carried out, such as shipowners and port authorities.