from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Having, being, or related to shipments of goods packed in small, separable units.
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- adjective Of cargo,
heterogeneousin size, shape, and handling requirements; neither bulknor containerized.
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Jindal Saw runs a fleet of eight ships that haul bulk and break-bulk cargo on domestic routes.
It's a seventy-two-meter combination container and break-bulk cargo ship, twin diesels, under the command of Sen Zi-jun — that's last name Sen — fifty-six years old, and has a crew of seven.
This platoon can unstuff a 20-foot ISO container, if necessary, to mission configure break-bulk munitions.
The MOADS system was designed for break-bulk resupply and multiple transfers of munitions.
The break-bulk division at Cape Town harbour was operating at
SABC radio reported about a third of Cape Town's harbour workforce was on strike and that work had stopped at the break-bulk division.
Portnet said Cape Town port was fully operational on Thursday, except for the break-bulk terminal where there were still disruptions, SABC radio news reported.
In the case of break-bulk shipments, please arrange a survey on discharge and on release of the cargo.
Gemini 100100 systems offer multiple tunnel sizes to inspect air cargo, large packages, break-bulk cargo, mail and other small parcels to meet the security requirements for customs checkpoints, high-threat facilities, building lobbies, air-cargo facilities, and mailrooms.
TIGER funds will help Maine's ports improve capacity in targeted markets, including value-added forest products, emerging wind energy industry, bulk and break-bulk and containers, as part of a strategy to diversify business lines.