DOI link for Multipurpose ships
Multipurpose ships book
Freight forwarders issuing FBLs have to insure their liability in accordance with the FBL conditions.
Associated abbreviations: FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations mt multimodal MTO multimodal transport operator SDR Special Drawing Rights UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
See also: Bill of lading Combined transport Waybill
Ships capable of carrying several types of cargo, either in combination with each other or as full cargoes. This flexibility reduces the number of voyages in ballast and makes such ships adaptable to changing trade patterns.There are a number of different types of multipurpose ship, and the principal ones are mentioned here.