Bulk shipment is a form of mass shipping where large quantities of goods are loaded onto shipping vessels without any packaging. Bitumen ships equipped with heating system, are specially designed for this purpose.
Loading & unloading facilities
In order to load and unload such bulk vessels in the ports of origin and destination, facilities including tanks, pipelines and pumping stations have been installed, which these facilities are used to carry out the loading and unloading process.
Bulk vessel loading capacity
The minimum capacity of a Bitumen Bulk vessel is 800 MT, which can increase up to 50,000 MT. Obviously small vessels are not suitable for long distances.