Definitions for "Bulk Carrier"
Keywords:  cargo, tanker, coal, unpacked, bottled
Vessel that carries dry bulk cargo, such as ore, coal, etc.
A ship with specialized holds for carrying dry or liquid commodities, such as oil, grain, ore, and coal, in unpackaged bulk form. Bulk carriers may be designed to carry a single bulk product (crude oil tanker) or accommodate several bulk product types (ore/bulk/oil carrier) on the same voyage or on a subsequent voyage after holds are cleaned.
Single deck vessel designed specifically to carry homogeneous unpacked non-liquid cargoes such as grain, ore, or coal.