October 7, 2015

Multi-purpose Ships

  Multi-purpose ships are designed to carry a number of types of cargo : Bulk Cargoes (e.g. grain, or minerals) Neo-bulk Cargoes (e.g. blocks of granite; steel bars; rolls of paper) Containers (on deck or perhaps in a specially designed hold) Break-bulk Cargoes (e.g. bags of rice; boxes of vehicle […]
October 9, 2015

Passenger Ships

October 7, 2015

Refrigerated Ships

September 30, 2015

Ro-ro ships

These ships have holds that do not have hatches. Cargo is loaded and discharged via a ramp in the stern. (Some have a ramp in the bow as well.) The cargo is driven on (“rolled on”) and driven off (“rolled off”) the ship – hence the term RO-RO. Down below, […]
October 7, 2015

Heavylift Ships