chapter  6
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Specialist cargoes – timber, refrigerated and livestock cargoes

Introduction The shipping world is actively engaged in trading in virtually every commodity. Many such cargoes fall into specific categories like the container, or the Roll-on, Roll-off (Ro-Ro) trades, and are easy to collate together under a single title or group. However, when attempting to gather all cargoes under one roof so to speak, there is bound to be the odd product that falls outside the norm.