This fourth of a series of articles analyzing bulk trade development and the implications for cargo handling techniques examines the past development and future potential for seaborne trade in iron ore, concluding that with trade volumes likely to reach a level of 360m/390m tons in 1985, investment in new and improved handling equipment is becoming increasingly necessary if iron ore ports and terminals are to provide the faster handling rates which sustained ore vessel size growth will require in the future.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cargo Systems International

    Arun House, 201-205 High Street
    New Malden KT3 4BH, Surrey,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978-7

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  • Accession Number: 00190429
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 28 1979 12:00AM