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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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Gulf Stream Marine is a marine stevedoring and terminal management company specializing in handling break bulk cargo.
Tenders are invited for Conclusion of Rate Contract valid for 1 year for Shore Handling of Break Bulk Cargo imported by Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries at Kolkata Sea Port/CFS
Charleston moved 88,035 tons of break bulk cargo in the fiscal year to date.
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.
Sasa Port is actually designed for break bulk cargo vessels, which is vital to the economy of Davao City.
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.
Mining companies The mining companies, which are in discussion with the port authorities, will use the port's break bulk terminal for exporting their products to several countries.
Speaking at the conference, CEO Andre Toet said that container throughput grew 58%, with cars and break bulk also performing well.
Sevilla, the FPI said it was not against the government plan to implement an advanced import clearance system for bulk, break bulk, containerized and other non-containerized cargoes.
He brings 20 years experience in the field, having started out as an entry clerk handling fuel excise and imports into Walvis Bay for petroleum companies before managing bulk and break bulk vessels in and out of the port.
The port handles dry cargo in bulk and break bulk for industrial houses in India.
The X-ray system configurations range from large systems for screening pallets; medium systems for screening smaller pallets and large break bulk items; small systems for break bulk screening; and advanced technology X-ray systems that provide dual views of cargo in a single pass.