Break Bulk Cargo

Break Bulk Cargo

Cargo on a ship stored without a container, or in only a small container like a barrel or a small box. Historically, nearly all cargo transported from one place to another has been break bulk cargo. However, since the 1960s, large containers built according to ISO specifications have become more common.
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Gulf Stream Marine is a marine stevedoring and terminal management company specializing in handling break bulk cargo.
The pool will consist of the combined fleet of 6 vessels and will be managed by RollDock with SAL providing specialized heavy break bulk cargo support.
Charleston moved 88,035 tons of break bulk cargo in the fiscal year to date.
This, even if the 15-hectare terminal handles about 80 percent of the bulk and break bulk cargo at the port, or about 550,000 metric tons a month, totaling 6 million MTs a year?
Fuelled by significant infrastructure investments in the country, break bulk cargo also grew significantly at Sohar Port in the first half of 2016, up by over 43% in comparison to last year; increasing from 854,000 tonnes in the first-half of 2015, to over 1,227,000 tonnes in the first half of 2016.
6%, the break bulk cargo transportation volume achieved 354,000 tons, representing an increase of 3.
The Port has been handling break bulk cargo since 2012, however the level of break bulk activity is expected to be the highest in 2016 since the start of its operations, mainly due to major oil and gas projects in the heart of Oman moving forward.
Sasa Port is actually designed for break bulk cargo vessels, which is vital to the economy of Davao City.
Growth of Indian container traffic has led to the demand for transit facilities such as CFS and ICD, which offer services for containerization of break bulk cargo and also handles custom activities.
In a notice placed in a UAE national newspaper, it said all commercial containers, RoRo, break bulk cargo and material handing vessels will be transfered; while passenger vehicles, tourist vehicles, boats, military vessels, bitumen vessels and fishing vessels will continue to be received at Sultan Qaboos till further notice.
However, the demand for road transport for over dimension cargo (ODC) or break bulk cargo will also continue to grow because of planned industrial growth across the corridor.
The pace of coordination increased when Military Sealift Command awarded the vessel charter to the SS WILSON, a bulk cargo vessel modified to handle break bulk cargo and containers, on a liner in/liner out basis.