The Carnival Magic, an ocean liner for people. Image credit wordpress.com

The Carnival Magic, an ocean liner for people. Image credit wordpress.com

ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes: Transport: Liners

Liners

  • They are also known as ocean liners
  • Cargo ships which are not meant for hiring.
  • There are also ocean liners that carry people.
  • They follow strict time-tables thus allowing suppliers to plan deliveries in advance.
  • They have fixed routes
  • They may be specialised for example refrigerated ships used to carry fresh produce.
  • They have permanent home ports.
  • Their freight charges are fixed at conferences.
  • They carry passengers and a variety of cargo.

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