bulk cargo

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bulk cargo

That which is generally shipped in volume where the transportation conveyance is the only external container; such as liquids, ore, or grain.
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27 November 2017 - US-based private equity firm American Industrial Partners has agreed to acquire US-based bulk freight shipping services Rand Logistics, Inc.
Despite the pressure and major financial crunch faced by the global shipping industry with the fall in Average Freight Rate Assessment (AFRA), world scale and bulk freight rates internationally, PNSC achieved better results by focusing on more profitable ventures besides retaining its repute as one of the major contributors to sea borne trade in Pakistan.
Maritime Strategies International (MSI), a leading independent research and consultancy has forecast a positive short term outlook for dry bulk freight rates, but has cautioned on second half prospects.
The manager of a freight company told Gulf Times on Wednesday that roll-on and roll off (Ro-Ro) and bulk freight, including container operation, have already moved out of Doha Port.
The materials and commodities are loaded and unloaded on sidings with the linked network of railway track and roads which carry bulk freight such as ores, minerals, iron and steel, cement, mineral oils, food grains and fertilisers, containerised cargo, etc.
Busan, South Korea - Bulk freight rates are set to remain under pressure, as cooling commodity demand coincides with a bigger vessel fleet, increasing the pressure for consolidation in the sector, industry analysts said.
Besides grain, other cargoes of coal, potash, dry bulk and general bulk freight have exceeded those posted in 2014.
After years of development, CKS owns 20 PRD inland barge terminals and operates more than 35 container barge routes, as well as 18 bulk freight routes with 17 passenger destinations and with 18 passenger routes.
The cargoes delivered by Everts crews can roughly be distributed into a pie with six pieces: bypass mail, regular mail, small parcels, bulk freight, oversize freight, and hazardous materials.
With the completion of the agreement, Mubadala has sold all of their shares in Emirates Ship Investment Company, to Oldendorff, and established a joint venture subsidiary, Eships Oldendorff Logistics (EOL) to pursue long term dry bulk freight contracts.
Taking the ocean shipping market, China Coastal Bulk Freight Index averaged at 1,134.
This slowdown in growth is attributable to decelerating economic activity in China, which over the next several years will result in weakening real demand for Chilean copper exports and reduced investment into the country's mining sector, which have the effect of depressing road, rail and maritime dry bulk freight volumes.