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The bulk carrier Kaien Maru.

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.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1986
Credit line: National Maritime Museum
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