bulk cargo

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bulk cargo

[¦bəlk ′kär‚gō]
(industrial engineering)
Cargo which is loaded into a ship's hold without being boxed, bagged, or hand stowed, or is transported in large tank spaces.
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Some 89% of respondents felt the dry bulk freight market will need a minimum of one year to recover, while 54% of the industry players questioned were not expecting any positive changes for at least three more years.
Newcastle United honorary president Bob Young sold the company ( which specialises in bulk freight such as council waste and carbon minerals ( to a senior management team.
Given the sharp fall in dry bulk freight rates, the writing appears to be on the wall regarding the end of the big rally in shipping companies.
G-Log provides the Transportation Management System (TMS) infrastructure supporting the process of planning and managing all freight, particularly expedited bulk freight delivered in a multi-client environment.
Proposals in the strategy also include lengthening some trains to 750 metres, each capable of carrying up to 3,500 tonnes of bulk freight per journey which would equate to taking 60 fully-laden lorries off the roads.
The integration of inland navigation provides growth opportunities for both bulk freight and miscellaneous goods, wherever reliability is more important than speed.
But the natural amenity of the Mississippi River and the savings afforded for bulk freight is the key transportation attraction.
When not in use for hauling dry bulk freight, both units stow in the front of the trailer.
The cancellations of major coal transportation contracts and the double-track price structure for thermal coal may add uncertainties to the coastal bulk freight rate in 2013.
Freightliner Group currently has intermodal, bulk freight and maintenance operations in Britain, operates open access freight activities in Poland, Germany and Australia and is the owner of ERS Railways in the Netherlands.
The Baltic dry index, compiled from a basket of dry bulk freight rates and which traditionally falls in the run up to the lunar new year holiday in China, has halved in the past month to 1,086 points on February 5.
Hargreaves ( which specialises in bulk freight such as council waste and carbon minerals ( has 500 employees.