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The Ocean Liner Conference System

  • Donald F. Wood
  • Anthony Barone
  • Paul Murphy
  • Daniel L. Wardlow
Part of the Chapman & Hall Materials Management/Logistics Series book series (CHMMLS)

Abstract

Previous chapters have dealt with different types of vessels and with chartering bulk ocean carriers. This chapter deals with those vessels that operate on a scheduled basis, between major ports, and carry assortments of relatively high-value cargoes tendered by a multitude of shippers. Usually the products are manufactured or processed, and they move by number or count. These cargoes are sometimes called break-bulk or general cargo. Traditionally, they were handled and stowed on a piece-by-piece basis by stevedores.

Keywords

Tariff Rate Service Contract Christmas Tree General Cargo Ocean Liner 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald F. Wood
    • 1
  • Anthony Barone
    • 2
  • Paul Murphy
    • 3
  • Daniel L. Wardlow
    • 1
  1. 1.San Francisco State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.USA
  3. 3.John Carroll UniversityUSA

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