dry-cargo ship

dry-cargo ship

[¦drī ′kär‚gō ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A ship which carries miscellaneous dry cargo, such as boxes, bales, bags, or lumber, which is normally hand-stowed.
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Two dry-cargo ships and two coastguard vessels will be in international waters to enter the Syrian port of Latakia at any moment in order to load containers with chemical weapons, Norwegian Defense Ministry spokesman Lars Magne Hovtun said on Friday, Voice of Russia reported.
The company has contracted 13 in total comprising four panamax products tankers, two long-range-two (LR2) aframax clean tankers, four handymax bulkers and three handysize dry-cargo ships in a move that would appear to run contrary to the current global recession.