Logistics,Breakbulk,Chartering,Lifting,Heavy,Vessel,Multimodal,Cargo,Forwarding,Crane

Break bulk cargo – What does it mean?
•   Break bulk cargo is a term that covers a great variety of goods that must be loaded individually, and not in intermodal containers nor in bulk as with oil or grain.
•   Break bulk cargo is transported in bags, boxes, crates, drums, or barrels.

What is a shipping line?
•    A shipping line is a business that operates ships. For example, shipping lines, shipping agencies, ship brokers and owners,
shipping liners

Heavy lifting – What does it mean?
•    The transportation, handling and installation of heavy items which are indivisible, and of weights generally accepted to be in the range of 1 ton to over 1000 tons.

Project logistics service providers – What does it mean?
•    Forwarding companies that transport extra wide, heavy or tall items. These can by any sort of items from gas pipelines to factories that are being relocated.

Freight forwarders – What does it mean?
•    Logistic companies that forward rather general freight e.g. boxes, furniture, containers, anything (except for project cargo)

Ports and terminals – What does it mean?
•    A terminal is the gate of a port (sometimes not part of the port body but an external company)

Specialized trucking companies – What does it mean?
•    Companies that provide trucking services that are specialized in hauling extra heavy, wide and oversized cargo

Specialized lifting companies – What does it mean?
•    Service providers that use cranes, these are companies that use cranes etc. but not necessarily manufacture cranes etc.

Specialized equipment manufacturers – What does it mean?
•   Companies that manufacture any equipment used by specialized trucking or lifting companies