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The ore bulk carrier LA Loma.

The ore bulk carrier LA Loma.
The ore bulk carrier LA Loma.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: P42836CT
Description: Dry bulk carriers have revolutionised the transport of iron ore, coal and grain. Most iron ore is now carried in ships like this. Over 95% of all iron ore extracted is shipped by sea for processing, and the volume of iron ore shipments is forecast to increase.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c.1972
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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