Bulk 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/crude oil, 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/railway wagon, or tanker truck/trailer/semi-trailer body. Smaller quantities (still considered “bulk”) can be boxed (or drummed) and palletised. Bulk cargo is classified as liquid or dry.
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