Bulk carrier pertains to an ocean-going vessel used to transport bulk cargo items such as ore or food staples (rice, grain , etc.) and similar cargo. It can be recognized by the large box-like hatches on its deck, designed to slide outboard for loading.

A bulk carrier could be either dry or wet.

Ref: 122410/2006-09-22

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