break-bulk cargo

break-bulk cargo

[¦brāk ¦bəlk ′kär·go]
(industrial engineering)
Miscellaneous goods packed in boxes, bales, crates, cases, bags, cartons, barrels, or drums; may also include lumber, motor vehicles, pipe, steel, and machinery.
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The Gemini 6040, Gemini 7555, and Gemini 100100 systems offer multiple tunnel sizes to inspect air cargo, large packages, break-bulk cargo, mail and other small parcels to meet the security requirements for customs checkpoints, high-threat facilities, building lobbies, air-cargo facilities, and mailrooms.
Verification And Inspection Of Bulk Or Break-bulk Cargo.
Ras Al Khaimah, which made the best use of the abundance of stones, clay and limestones -- the most important natural resources extracted from adjacent mountains -- to develop an industrial cluster of cement, ceramics and building materials, now boasts of hosting the world's largest ceramic tiles manufacturers in the world, while its ports handle one of he largest break-bulk cargo shipments in the Middle East.
Two more initiatives being used by the container management program are the Equipment Deployment Storage Systems Maintenance Program and usage of general and special service tenders for inland movements of break-bulk cargo.
In support of the OEF Flow Force, the 595th successfully loaded and discharged 25,230 pieces of break-bulk cargo and 75,800 containers and flat-racks.
Currently handling 50 percent of the country's break-bulk cargo and 65 percent of its containerised traffic, Durban will play a catalytic role in strengthening trade movement between the UAE and South Africa.
In addition to directing port management and terminal operations around the world, the Operations Center manages and coordinates all surface moves in support of door-to-door container and break-bulk cargo movements around the globe, plus domestic routing services for rail and highway movements in the continental United States, including ammunition and explosives.
The deck space can also be used for break-bulk cargo and containers.
According to the gameplan, the Khalifa port will be developed in stages and may eventually offer capacity of 15 million TEUs and 35 million tonnes of bulk -- and break-bulk cargo per year.
The Turkey detachment deployed to Romania in December 2008 to document 14 containers and 16 break-bulk cargo in support of the Romanian Coalition Force Movement.
The Manchester Terminal is a privately owned port-side facility offering easy road and rail access, Foreign Trade Zone status, complete cargo handling and drayage capabilities, large open areas to accommodate break-bulk cargo, one million square feet of fire protected buildings with 24-hour security, all-weather ramps, and covered marshaling areas.
SGS, the accredited cargo surveying company (ACSC) for the bulk and break-bulk cargo clearance enhancement programme (BBBCCEP) of the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC), services the needs of importers, exporters and brokers conducting business in the Philippines.