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Bulk loaders


Bulk loaders are large machines a bit like ship-to-shore container cranes. They are fitted with either  a conveyor belt from which the bulk cargo falls into the ship's cargo holds, or a chute. The chute may handle grain and spread it evenly inside the cargo holds.

Some bulk loaders are fitted with very large grabs. Grabs take big bites of loose material such as grain and ore and load it on and off bulk carriers.

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