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 memorandum of understanding (MoU) will see discussions take place on a multi-modal logistics park and hub in Jammu, comprising warehouses and specialised storage solutions that will also encourage inter-modal transfer of containers, bulk and break-bulk cargo.
Port de Sete is a deep draft port, handling frozen, chilled, general and break-bulk cargo, containers and livestock alongside cruise and ferry terminals, a marina, cement handling facilities and an agro-industrial complex.
The newest award has their teams coordinating the transit of several break-bulk cargo pieces from the White Sands Missile Range located in New Mexico, to the Isle of Benbecula, Scotland via the Grangemouth, UK seaport.
Tenders are invited for annual rate contract for one-way/ two-way transportation of fcl/ tank-container/ lcl/ break-bulk cargo from kolkata to different refineries/ pipeline units of iocl.
At the same time, JCT also handled 328,459 tonnes of break-bulk cargo.
A lot of Lebanese businessmen that used to transport break-bulk cargo overland through Syria are shipping to Beirut, transferring the cargo to another vessel, transshipping it to Mersin, Turkey, and driving it overland to Iraq.
Four other container terminals have remained opened, along with facilities for handling break-bulk cargo such as raw steel and tanker traffic.
Current sustainment strategies work well for doctrinally based logistics operations in a mature theater, where stability operations and support operations are being accomplished by routinely replenishing break-bulk cargo that is palletized on the backs of trucks.
Licensed Ocean Transportation Intermediary shipping products by sea in full and partial loads, and break-bulk cargo, as individual items out-of-box.
Although a vast majority of break-bulk cargo moves through Naha Military Port, the majority of containerized Department of Defense cargo moves through Aja Commercial Port.
The exception is the Globalplex Intermodal Terminal, which the port purchased in 1992 and is currently redeveloping into a complex to accommodate a variety of dry bulk and break-bulk cargo.
Containerized and break-bulk cargo weighing 4,714 long tons were offloaded from MV American Tern onto a 20-foot thick floating ice pier and then trucked to numerous storage locations throughout McMurdo Station and Scott Base.