Posted in Operations and Supply Chain Terms, Total Reads: 326
Definition: Bulk Cargo
Bulk Cargo is refers to any large quantities of a commodity cargo that is unpackaged or loose and transported in a large container for shipment. The transportation can be through by Cargo Vessel, Railways, Trailers or Truck depending on destination, quantity and cost involved.
Cargo Ship Classification according to Deadweight capacity in tons
Type of Vessel
Deadweight capacity in tons(dwt)
80,000 and 119,999 dwt
over 150,000 dwt
less than 60,000 dwt
15,000 -35,000 dwt
over 3,20,000 dwt
Bulk Cargo Transportation Cost
The Baltic Exchange provides the cost of trading and settlement of physical and derivative contracts related to shipping and maritime transportation. It provides daily prices and tracks shipping cost through various indices.