Timber freeboard marks

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Timber Freeboard

Vessels meeting some additional criteria as per the International Loadline Convention, such as extent, and height of forecastle deck and poop deck, can be given an additional allowance for carrying timber products as deck cargo so long as the cargo can be allowed to float free should the freeboard diminish.

Definition of Timber Load Line marks

  • LTF - Timber Tropical Fresh Water
  • LF - Timber Fresh Water
  • LT - Timber Tropical Sea Water
  • LS - Timber Summer Seawater
  • LW - Timber Winter Seawater
  • LWNA - Timber Winter North Atlantic
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