Bulk In shipping, break bulk cargo or general cargo
is a term that can be described as goods that must be loaded individually, and not in intermodal containers nor in bulk as with oil or grain. Ships that carry this sort of cargo are often called general cargo ships. The term break bulk derives from the phrase breaking bulk—the extraction of a portion of the cargo of a ship or the beginning of the unloading process from the ship's holds. These goods may not be in shipping containers. Break bulk cargo is transported in bags, boxes, crates, drums, or barrels. Unit loads of items secured to a pallet or skid are also used.
is commodity cargo that is transported unpackaged in large quantities. It refers to material in either liquid or granular, particulate form, as a mass of relatively small solids, such as petroleum, grain, coal, or gravel. This cargo is usually dropped or poured, with a spout or shovel bucket, into a bulk carrier ship's hold, railroad car, or tanker truck/trailer/semi-trailerbody. Smaller quantities (still considered "bulk") can be boxed (or drummed) and palletised. Bulk cargo is classified as liquidor dry.
This type of load is any load that has some kind of danger to those who trasnportan as explosives, flammable materials, etc..
It involves managing transportation and installation of heavy items. Such a charge usually varies in weight between a tonne and 1,000 tonnes. The width / height of these is usually over 100 meters which is too large to fit in containers or in other conventional forms of transportation.
It is a type of cargo that exceeds the standard or common considered legal according to size or weight limits that are usually given. Examples of load exceeding ranges are common construction machines (cranes, loading equipment, backhoes, etc..), Pre fabricated houses, containers, construction elements (generators, industrial equipment, bridge beams, propeller mills)