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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Emir Mavani Abdullah said their company together with Westbury had planned to add another 40,000 tonnes of bulk capacity to expand services at MAPAK Qasim Bulkers beyond the requirements of the local filter.
COSCO had recently invested in a version of mammoth bulkers, but they were only 300,000 tonners.
15 March 2010 - Greek dry bulk operator Safe Bulkers (NYSE:SB) has mandated Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) to book-run its public issue of nine million shares, the company said Monday.
The company has contracted 13 in total comprising four panamax products tankers, two long-range-two (LR2) aframax clean tankers, four handymax bulkers and three handysize dry-cargo ships in a move that would appear to run contrary to the current global recession.
During the year, bulkship charter and shipping rates weakened somewhat, including rates for Capesize bulkers and VLCC's, but these declines, as well as the impact of highr fuel costs, were offset to post another record year by leveraging a number of strengths.
In 1990, there were 75 major accidents involving bulkers, with 19 becoming total losses, according to the ILU.
What separates self-unloaders from other Great Lakes ships, known as bulkers, is that they are fitted with a conveyor system which allows them to be unloaded with a minimum or, in some cases, no dock-side unloading facilities.
Pakistan National Shipping Corp (PNSC) has become the latest shipping line to join the trend of ordering dry bulk vessels, stating in June 2010 that it is looking to order five new-build bulkers.
The Ravenna-based shipping company controls an advanced fleet of 12 vessels made up of nine dry bulkers and three MR tankers.