Today, about 90% of non- bulk cargo worldwide is transported by container ships , and the largest modern container ships can carry over 23,000 TEU (e.g., MSC Gülsün ). Container ships now rival crude oil tankers and bulk carriers as the largest commercial seaborne vessels .What are the classes of cargo ship?
Qiongsha (琼沙) class cargo ship is a class of Chinese ship developed by China for its People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). These ships are mainly used for supplying garrisons in South China Sea. There are three versions of this class, including cargo ship, ambulance transport, and troopship versions.What are the different types of cargo ships?
There are mainly four different kinds of cargo ships and they are classified on the basis of the cargo that they carry, namely; general cargo vessels, multi-purpose vessels, dry-bulk carriers and last but not the least, tankers.