News 24 Jun, 2021

New Loss Prevention Bulletin Published - Carriage of General/Break Bulk Cargo on Container Vessels

Dean Crossley
Dean Crossley
Loss Prevention Manager

A new Loss Prevention Bulletin on Carriage of General/Break Bulk Cargo on Container Vessels has been published to highlight the areas that will need to be considered by Members that are planning to fix a cellular container vessel to carry general cargo.

Often vessels designed purely for the containerised trade are chartered for the carriage of general cargo, or indeed project cargo. The carriage of general cargo on such vessels can lead to several issues which need to be appreciated and addressed for the shipment to be delivered successfully to the discharge port.