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BULK CARRIER

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French Equivalent: Pétrolier-vraquier

Definition:
Ship designed with a single deck and holds for the bulk carriage of dry or liquid cargo of a homogenous nature.

Liquid bulk carrier:
Th is category includes oil tankers, chemical tankers, LG tanker,
tanker barge and other tankers.

Dry bulk carrier:
This category includes bulk/oil carriers and bulk carriers.

Source Publication:
Glossary for Transport Statistics, prepared by the Intersecretariat Working Group on Transport Statistics – Eurostat, International Transport Forum (ITF), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), 2009
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Hyperlink:
http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/main/wp6/pdfdocs/glossen4.pdf

Statistical Theme: Transport statistics

Created on Wednesday, June 19, 2002

Last updated on Wednesday, April 03, 2013