cargoes cargoes  /ˈkɑr ˌɡoʊz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) goods carried by a large vehicle

Usage(s):

  • From Calcutta there go each year to New York and Boston 68 great vessels bearing cargoes of jute fibre and burlap cloths, raw materials for carpets, rugs, bagging, sacking, scrims.

News

  1. Total Buys North Sea Brent; Iraq to Cut Basrah Crude Exports

    Total SA bought two cargoes of North Sea Brent in a rare transaction of the grade to be recorded in the Platts trading window. Eni SpA and Royal Dutch Shell Plc failed to sell Forties.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Candidate’s rhetoric is not accurate information

    As a longtime Olympia resident and Port of Olympia supporter, I feel compelled to comment on the May 26 article about Sue Gunn’s challenge to Jeff Davis for the District 3 seat. The first 22 weeks of this year show the port’s best financial performance since 1995. The port just signed Weyerhaeuser as a customer for 25 years. The port has attracted new cargoes and is currently working at near ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Olympian

  3. Europe-U.S. Gasoline Cargoes Seen Falling in Shipbroker Survey

    The number of gasoline cargoes booked for shipment to the U.S. from Europe will decline over the next two weeks, a Bloomberg News survey showed.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. It "appears that in so far as there are procedures for handling of that kind of cargo -- hazardous cargoes irrespective of what they are -- it does appear that they were not followed," Beckett said.
    on Jul 26, 2006 By: Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett Source: Bloomberg

  2. "What the Americans call humanitarian cargoes -- of course, they are bringing in weapons," said Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, adding: "We're not trying to prevent it."
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. "Non-military transit has already been granted as part of our agreements with NATO and the United States very recently received our agreement...... for delivery of their cargoes for the needs of the international forces," Lavrov said.
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Sergey Lavrov Source: Reuters

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