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breaking bulk

an activity performed by intermediaries in a DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL which involves the buying-in of products in large quantities and on-selling them in much smaller quantities. See WHOLESALER.
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The Port of Tyne is one of very few operators to have met the AEO standard across its entire operation including bulk and break bulk cargoes, automotive, containers, Ro-Ro freight, warehouse and logistics and rail freight.
Shipments of imported grains, such as wheat, rice and corn, are now shifting into containerized cargoes from the previous break bulk cargo handling for cost efficiency and convenience in light of increased importation of grains into the country.
The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, congratulated the department for the successful negotiations which resulted in the approval of Break Bulk vessel shipment and thanked all the parties and the industry who were involved throughout the process since its inception in 2006.
The order covers all Philippine-bound bulk and break bulk cargoes and/or shipments loaded unto carrying vessels.
General cargo includes cars and light trucks, containers, roll on/roll off machinery (farm, mining and construction equipment), forest products (rolled paper and wood pulp), and break bulk cargo.
The port authorities handled 90,955 tonnes of break bulk cargo in November compared with 76,228 tonnes of cargo in October, thus registering an increase of 20 percent.
The Port of Beaumont provides one of the Gulf's only bulk and break bulk maritime services.
The port utilizes two 120 ton mobile harbor cranes, which is largely sufficient for serving the current break bulk and container business, with gear on ships used for larger break bulk and dry bulk cargoes.
Gulf Stream Marine is a marine stevedoring and terminal management company specializing in handling break bulk cargo.
Charleston moved 88,035 tons of break bulk cargo in the fiscal year to date.Inland Port Greer handled 12,742 rail moves in August.
Summary: Port of Duqm enjoys a guaranteed 18 meter deep draft which makes it possible to handle large size vessels for all industries it plans to attract to support its container, break bulk, dry bulk and liquid bulk activities, says Reggy Vermeulen, CEO of Port of Duqm Company.
Jade Master Terminal will enable real-time management of all aspects of general cargo operations, including bulk, break bulk, Roll-on/Roll-off (RORO) and project cargo," said David Lindsay, MD of Jade Software.