A cargo ship or freighter is any sort of ship or vessel that carries cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another. Thousands of cargo carriers ply the world's seas and oceans each year, handling the bulk of international trade. Cargo ships are usually specially designed for the task, often being equipped with cranes and other mechanisms to load and unload, and come in all sizes. Today, they are almost always built by welded steel, and with some exceptions generally have a life expectancy of 25 to 30 years before being scrapped.
Cargo ships/freighters can be divided into five groups, according to the type of cargo they carry. These groups are:
The customs officials have seized more than 20 kg of cocaine worth Rs 220 crore from a cargo ship anchored at Paradip Port in Odisha late on Thursday night ... packets of drugs are concealed in the Panama-registered ship MV Debi berthed at the Paradip InternationalCargoTerminal.
Courtesy of The MarineAccidentInvestigation BranchA cargo ship crew member fell asleep on watch as the vessel ran aground in 2021, a new report found.Members of the ship's crew had been drinking onboard prior to the incident, per the report.An alarm sounded 15 times as the crew member on watch was recorded snoring, per the report.
Twenty-two suspicious packets were spotted in a crane on the ship anchored at the Paradip InternationalCargoTerminal (PICT) on Thursday night, they said ... The cargo ship, named MV Debi, began its voyage from Egypt and arrived here via the Gresik port in Indonesia.
Our work finds that currently, most ship financiers are loyal to their customer base but are placing pressure on them to have an energy transition plan ... The financiers mostly believe shipping of fossil fuel cargo will not decrease significantly in the near future, and therefore don’t expect demand-side stranded asset risks to materialise.
Stevedoring at the country’s eight commercial ports, spread out over 3 200km of South Africa’s coastline, is possibly one of the country’s least readily recognisable forms of work, yet it forms a critically vital link in the effective management of ocean-going cargo transportation by ships.
The master raised the alarm and a search was conducted, with no further sighting of the perpetrators on board the ship ... The ship ... #2 In port area MaerskVigo, Container ship, Singapore ... The ship had arrived earlier at the container terminal for cargo operations on 17 October and departed from the berth at 1030 hrs on 18 October to Sandakan anchorage.
... storage cargoes that had earlier been building up around European shores," Froley said ... S&P Global Commodity Insights assessed its daily northwest EuropeLNGMarker (NWM) price benchmark for cargoes delivered in January on an ex-ship (DES) basis at $12.46/mmBtu on Nov.