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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Abu Dhabi Ports set a record during the first three quarters of 2015 by handling the highest volumes of general and bulk cargo in two consecutive months, July and August.
Abu Dhabi Ports - the master developer, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in the emirate - handled 19 per cent more general and bulk cargo in the first nine months of 2015 compared to the same period in 2014.
The surge in general & bulk cargo volumes across Abu Dhabi Ports indicates rising import and export activities related to industrial and infrastructure development projects in the Emirate.
These would typically be bulk cargos on bulk ships - large vessels carrying anything from fertilisers to agri-bulks, timber products, paper products.
The container ship handling this year at the end of first six months of financial year 201415 closed at 385 container ships, 106 bulk cargo ships, 114 general cargo ships and 237 oil tankers.
Quebec Stevedoring handles over 20 million tons of general and dry bulk cargo through its network of 29 port facilities annually.
Although volumes of bulk cargo have remained steady at Zayed Port we anticipate an increase as production at Emirates Steel increases and building projects across the emirate accelerate.
Captain Fahd bin Ahmed Al-Amer, director general of Jubail Commercial Port, said that the total tonnage of liquid bulk cargo exports and imports amounted to 1,693,001 tons in the first six months since the beginning of the year compared to the same period last year when it was 1,132,343 tons, a 50 percent increase.
The Government anticipates a very significant increase in the volumes of bulk cargo exported in coming years.
The vast range of services provided by Port of Fujairah includes general cargo (including project cargoes), bulk cargo (including aggregate exports), wet bulk cargo (including fuel, oil etc.
The performance of the bulk cargo segment was also poor.
KARACHI -- Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Ltd (PIBT) has signed investment agreement (IA) with International Finance Corporation for construction of $ 185 million country's first multipurpose non-food dry bulk cargo terminal at Port Qasim.