The Impact of Superfreighters and Nova Scotia Deepwater Ports on Bulk Mineral Distribution and Marketing

CIM Bulletin, 1971

ROGER M. JONES, Consultant, Jones, Bardelmeier, Clements & Co. Ltd., (Ocean Bulk Shipping Consultants), Nassau, Bahamas

This paper comments on deYelopments in bulk shipping which will be of direct interest to those who are considering the shipment of dry bulk minerals out of Nova Scotia by water. Various conveying systems, and the slurry system of loading, are considered, and the role of deep.water ports as a catalyst to other industries is stressed.
Keywords: belt conveyor, deadweight ton, iron ore, Nassau, Bahamas, Nova Scotia, Cost, Costs, Loading, mineral, minerals, Nova Scotia, Oceans, Systems, Terminals