Planning - The Key to Modern Ocean Transportation

CIM Bulletin, 1968

ROBERT E. LOFTUS, West Coast Manager, D. J. Stark & Associates (Canada) Ltd. Vice-President, Associated Traffic Services Ltd.

The author discusses the growth in the use of oceangoing bulk carriers for the transportation of mineral commodities, and predicts future trends. The various types of tonnage carriers are described, along with the special discharging gear used, the costs involved and the duties of some of the personnel
Keywords: Bulk Carrier, Canada, Iron Ore Trades, Japan, potash, Gears, Growth, Loading, Oceans, Ore, Ores, Planning, Trade, Transportation