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The bulk carrier Kaien Maru.
|The bulk carrier Kaien Maru.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: P46942CN|
|Description: The dry bulk carrier 'Kaien Maru'. Commodities such as coal, grain and iron ore are now mostly transported by such vessels rather than the old general cargo ships. Some dry bulk carriers are almost as big as the largest supertankers.|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum|