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Breakbulk (cargo) (BB)

Breakbulk (cargo) (BB). Packages of cargo or “parcels” (small quantities) known as “general cargo” and individually carried in the cargo compartments of a ship. Such cargo is not in “bulk cargo” form and not in unitised or containerised form. If the term is used as a verb “to break bulk”, it indicates “to open hatches and commence discharge”.

 

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