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Bulk cargo (Bhgb)

Definition
A commodity which can be poured, scooped, or shoveled, being of such size that it cannot be handled piece by piece, such as coal, ore, sand, and grain. A loose mass which is loaded or unloaded without regard to order and is restrained during transportation solely by the bottom, sides, and bulkhead of the carrying vessel. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Bulk commodities
Broader Term
Commodity groups (Bhg)
Narrower Terms
Dry bulk cargo (Bhgbd)
Liquid bulk cargo (Bhgbm)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Hazardous materials (Bhgd)
Food (Bhgf)
Beverages (Bhgg)
Perishables (Bhgp)
Refrigerated cargo (Bhgr)
Waste products (Cargo) (Bhgw)