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Cargoes and Ships

  • I. L. Buxton
  • R. P. Daggitt
  • J. King

Summary

In this chapter a description of the principal trades in which dry cargo ships are employed is given, together with a brief discussion of the properties of commodities and goods commonly transported by sea.

The main methods of cargo handling are outlined and the principal types of merchant ships now in service are introduced.

Keywords

Container Ship Bulk Carrier Container Crane Merchant Ship General Cargo 
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Copyright information

© MacGregor Publications Ltd. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. L. Buxton
    • 1
  • R. P. Daggitt
    • 1
  • J. King
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Naval Architecture and ShipbuildingUniversity of Newcastle-upon-TyneUK
  2. 2.University of Wales Institute of Science and TechnologyUK

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