Goods transported on the deck of a vessel, as opposed to in a cargo hold.
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What is Deck Cargo?
Deck cargo is the term used to describe any cargo that is loaded and transported on the open deck of a ship, as opposed to being stowed in the cargo holds or compartments below deck.
Deck cargo can include a wide variety of items such as vehicles, heavy machinery, equipment, and other oversized or irregularly shaped cargo that cannot be accommodated in the ship’s cargo holds.
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