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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Dy Buco said preshipment inspection was already being done for bulk and break-bulk cargo. The BOC, he added, had recommended the expansion of the program to include containerized cargo.
Given the current regulatory regime wherein North Harbour can only cater to domestic vessels transporting domestic containerized, bulk, and break-bulk cargo, the PCC found that MNHPI is not a likely entrant in the relevant market and the proposed transaction will not lead to a loss of potential competition.
Break-bulk cargo pieces that don't fit into a container, such as vehicles or turbines was down 17% in the first quarter.
That not just gives you the opportunity to operate the container terminal, but to operate the whole port - break-bulk cargo, general cargo and liquid cargo," added Richards.
Rail service for break-bulk cargo is provided by three Class 1 railroads: Burlington Northern Santa Fe; Kansas City Southern Railway; and Union Pacific Railroad.
Of that amount, 8,410,601 FRT were dry bulk, 4,670,248 FRT were liquid bulk, and 467,012 were break-bulk cargo. Additionally, 2,017,578 containers were also recorded.
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.
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.