Ocean Tankers

An oil tanker. Image credit arabiangazette.com

An oil tanker. Image credit arabiangazette.com

ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes: Transport: Ocean Tankers


  • They are large in size ranging from a few thousand tons to over 500 000 tons in size.
  • They are a bulky type of carrier ship that specialise in transporting liquids e.g. crude oil.
  • They provide a safe way of carrying liquids.
  • Simplified to load and unload liquids.
  • Designed to carry large amounts of oil.
  • They can be hired by various charters e.g. voyage charter.
  • Each tanker carries a flag state designating its country of origin.

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By |2017-01-17T11:20:11+00:00July 14th, 2015|Notes, O Level Commerce Notes, Ordinary Level Notes, Transport|Comments Off on Ocean Tankers

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