Bulk Carrier

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Bulk Carrier

A ship designed to transport bulk cargo, which is a large amount of a commodity on a ship stored without a container, or in only a small container like a barrel or a small box. Bulk carriers sometimes have only one deck to maximize room for transportation. Many, though not all, are very large. Almost half of the world's merchant fleets are bulk carriers.
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According to the table, the ratio of new orders to the total fleet is 10.735% (45.378/422.703) for the bulker market and 11.708% (1137.342/9714.625) for the container market.
For example, OpCost records that, at year-end 2008, the average daily operating cost for a Capesize Bulker was US$ 7,512.
They were ordered and built, along with a fourth bulker, at Nanjing Dongze Shipyard in China, and the Brasschaat was the first to be delivered to the company in 2009, followed by its sister ships.
The new CB 520 cement bulker semi-trailer is made from high yield steel in order to maximise capacity and lower the weight of the container.
As a great example, the new CB520 cement bulker semi-trailer has 2m 3 more capacity than the standard market bulker and is also 3t lighter than others in the same category in the market.
AOM Georgina, a bulker carrier vessel carrying animal foodstuffs.
agency concerned with maritime affairs, to propose changes in bulker surveying procedures.
He added: "It is good news for business across the North East region, as this further improvement to the Port's infrastructure will enable companies to get cargoes to their destination quicker and more efficiently." Port of Tyne can now accommodate 80% of the world bulker carrier fleet.
The THICI head pointed that for 2014 alone, the company is set to deliver 20 ships that are already on the order book, that is, two 180,000 deadweight metric tons (DWT) type cape-size bulkers, 11 ships that are 82,000 DWT type KAMSARMAX bulkers, six 58,000 DWT type HANDYMAX bulker ships, and one 45,000 DWT box-type bulker.
29 March 2011 - Danish dry cargo and tanker company D/S Norden (CPH: DNORD) said yesterday it will not carry out the sale of six bulker newbuildings it agreed upon in January, as the buyer did not give a final approval of the deal.
For the marine division, a substantial increase in revenues from the self-unloader portion of the fleet more than offset a decline in bulker revenues.
The depression in the dry bulk market, driven by weak demand and firm supply growth in preceding years, saw bulker owners scrap over 30m dwt in 2015, close to the record of 33m dwt in 2012.