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STOWAGE FACTOR (for general cargo)

Commodity

           Packing

Cubic Ft/Ton

Cubic M/Ton

Acetate - Butyl Ethyl

Drums

65

1.84

Acetone

Drums

63/68

1.784/1.925

Acid - Citric

Cases

47

1.331

Alcohol - Ethyl

Drums

70

1.982

Alcohol - Rectified

Drums

65

1.840

Aloes

Cases

36

1.109

Aluminium Ingots

Bundled

29

0.821

Aluminium Foil

Cases

108

3.508

Aluminium Rods

Loose Coils

24/30

0.679/0.849

Andalusite

Bags

30

0.649

Antimony

Pallets

26/29

0.736

Arsenic

Drums

26

0.736

Arsenite (sodium)

Drums

40

1.132

Asbestos

Bags (Mozambique)

100/140

2.83/3.964

Asbestos

Bags (South Africa)

86/90

2.435/2.584

Asbestos (Pressure Packed)

Bags

80

2.26

Asphalt

Drums

47

1.331

Barley

Bags

60/65

1.699/1.840

Batteries (lead/acid)

Crates

40

1.132

Beans (canned)

Cartons

50/55

1.416/1.557

Beans (soya)

Bags

56

1.585

Beer

Cases

66

1.869

Beer

Cartons

60

1.699

Beeswax

Bags

65

1.840

Billets (steel)

Pcs

10

0.283

Bituminous solution

Drums

60

1.699

Bones

Bags

100

2.832

Bottles

Bags

88

2.492

Bottles (Coke or Pepsi)

Bags

70

1.982

Bran

Bags

100/120

2.832/3.394

Brandy

Casks

75

2.124

Brandy

Cases

56

1.385

Bricks

Cases

30/35

0.849/0.991

Bricks (fire)

Loose

26

0.736

Briquettes (Charcoa)

Bags

35/40

0.991/1.132

Buchu (herb)

Bales

270

7.646

Buckwheat

Bags

55/65

1.557/1.840

Calcium carbide

Drums

50/60

1.146/1.699

Canned goods

Cartons

40/50

1.132/1.146

Candles

Cartons

80

2.265

Carbon Black

Cartons

147

4.163

Casks (empty)

Loose

80

2.690

Cassava Root

Bags

95

2.690

Cattle Feed

Bags

73

2.067

Caustic Soda

Drums

25

0.708

Cereals

Cartons

240

6.796

Cement

Bags

23

0.651

Cement

Marino Slings

28

0.793

Chain

Drums

24

0.679

Charcoal

Bags

200

5.664

Chicory

Bags

60

1.699

Chrome Ore

Bags

12/15

0.339/0.424

Cigarettes

Cartons

134

3.794

Clay

Bags

30/50

0.849/1.416

Cloves

Bags

120

3.398

Coal Tar

Drums

57

1.614

Cobalt

Drums

20

0.566

Coffee

Bags

100

2.832

Confectionery

Cartons

84

2.378

Copper

Blister

18

0.509

Copper

Ingots

18

0.509

Copper

Cathodes

12

0.339

Copper

Ingots bundled

9

0.254

Copper

Billets

5

0.141

Copper Concentrates

Bulk

18

0.509

Copra

Bags

80/90

2.265/2.548

Corks (crown)

Cartons

80

2.265

Corn flour

Bags

56

1.585

Corundum Ore

Bags

40

1.132

Cotton Seed

Bags

85/110

2.407/3.115

Cotton Seed Oil cake

Bags

75/80

2.124/2.265

Cotton Lint

Bales

126

3.568

Cotton

Pressed Bales

85

2.407

Crayfish (Atlantic Spiny Lobster)

Cartons

55

1.557

Creosote

Drums

50

1.416

Curry Powder

Cartons

72

2.039

Custard Powder

Cartons

70

1.982

Drums 55 gal empty

Loose

100/400

2.832/11.328

Dynamite

Cases

90

2.548

E.C. Feed (Cattle Feed)

Bags

55/70

1.557/1.982

Electrolytic Manganese

Drums

18

0.509

Essences

Cartons

44

1.246

Eucalyptus Logs

Loose

55

1.557

Eucalypts Oil

Drums

50

1.416

Encrypted Ore

Drums

25

0.708

Ferrochrome

Drums

14

0.396

Ferromanganese

Drums

24

0.679

Ferrosilicon

Drums

30

0.849

Fiber Board

Sheets

50

1.146

Filters (oil)

Cartons

181

5.125

Fish (canned)

Cartons

55

1.557

Fish meal

Bags

60/65

1.699/1.840

Fish Oil

Drums

60

1.699

Flour (maize)

Bags

58

1.642

Flouspar

Bags

30

0.849

Fondant (cement)

Cases

43

1.217

Fruit (canned)

Cartons

40

1.132

Fruit (dried)

Cartons

48/55

1.359/1.557

Fruit Juice (canned)

Cartons

55

1.557

Garlic

Cartons

57

1.614

Glass

Crates

45/70

1.274/1.982

Glucose

Drums

43

1.217

Granite (slabs)

Loose

40

1.133

Granite (blocks)

Loose

10/15

0.293/0.424

Graphite

Bags

53

1.501

Grits

Bags

55

1.557

Groundnut (peanuts)

Bags

75

2.124

Groundnut Oil cake

Bags

70/75

1.982/2.124

Groundnut Oil

Drums

60/62

1.699/1.755

Guano

Bags

60/70

1.982/1.699

Hardboard

Skids

65/102

1.840/2.888

Hides (dry)

Bales

150/160

4.248/4.531

Hides (wet)

Bundles

45/50

1.274/1.416

Horns

Bags

80

2.265

Ilmenite

Bags

22

0.623

Ivory

Bags

60

1.699

Jam/Jelly (canned)

cartons

61

1.727

Jam/Jelly (bottled)

Cartons

43

1.217

Jute

Bags

58

1.642

Kerosene

Cases

57

1.614

Lard

Cartons

50

1.416

Lead

Ingots

10

0.283

Leather

Bales

100

2.832

Lepidolite

Pallets

35/40

0.991/1.132

Maize

Bags

60

1.699

Manganese (Ferro)

Drums

24

0.509

Meat (canned)

Cartons

55

1.557

Methylated Spirits

Drums

70

1.982

Mica

Bags

60

1.699

Microlite Ore

Bags

20

0.566

Milk Powder

Cartons

120

3.398

Mill balls

Drums

20

0.566

Millet

Bags

55

1.557

Mimosa bark

Bales

96

2.718

Mohair (greasy)

Bales

110

3.115

Mohair (scoured)

Bales

120

3.398

Monasite Oil

Drums

50

1.416

Nails

Bags

28

0.493

Nestum

Cartons

150

4.248

Nickel Concentrate

Bags

18

0.509

Oats

Bags

65

1.840

Oatmeal

Bags

90

2.548

Ochre

Bags

45

1.274

Onions

Bags

100

2.832

Paint

Drums

50

1.416

Palm Kernels

Bags

80

2.265

Parquet Flooring

Cartons

42

1.189

Peel (citrus)

Cases

60

1.699

Peanut Butter

Cartons

60

1.699

Peas (canned)

Cartons

52

1.472

Pet Food

Cartons

55

1.557

Pipe (Cast iron)

Loose

53

1.50`

Pipe (Steel) Depends on diam.

Loose

90

2.548

Ploughs (Disc)

Bundles

35/40

0.99/1.13

Plywood

Bundles

85

2.407

Poles (Telephone Creosoted)

Bundles

90/106

2.548/3.001

Potatoes

Bags

100

2.882

Potatoes

Crates

80

2.265

Pulp Board

Bundles

34/40

0.962/1.132

Rayon Pulp

Bales

75/80

2.124/2.265

Resin

Bags

63

1.784

Rice Bran

Bags

110

3.115

Rope (Sisal)

Coils

90

2.548

Rubber (Scrap)

Drums

101

2.860

Rubber (Solution)

Drums

70

1.95

Rum

Casks

60/80

1.699/2.265

Rutile

Bags

25

0.708

Rye

Bags

52

1.472

Salt (Coarse)

Bags

70

1.982

Salt (Fine)

Bags

45

1.274

Shark Fins

Bags

60/70

1.699/1.982

Sheepskins

Bales

110/140

3.115/3.964

Sisal

Bales

100

2.832

Sleepers (Wooden railway ties)

Loose

40

1.132

Soap

Cases

47

1.331

Soda Ash

Bags

40/45

1.132/1.274

Sugar

Bags

46

1.302

Syrup (cane)

Cartons

45

1.274

Tallow

Drums

58

1.642

Tea

Chests

100

1.832

Tin Plate

Stillages

15/18

0.424/0.509

tin Concentrates

Bags

14

0.39

Tinned Goods

Cartons

50/60

1.146/1.669

Tomatoes

Cartons

55

1.557

Post Toasties (Cornflakes)

Cartons

321

9.090

Tobacco

Bales

120

3.398

Tobacco

Cases

110/140

3.115/3.964

Tung Oil

Drums

60

1.699

Twine

Cartons

85/90

2.407/2.548

Tires

loose

130/160

3.551/4.531

Urea

Bags

55

1.557

Vaseline

Cartons

40

1.132

Vermiculite

Bags

45/60

1.274/1.699

Wattle Extract (Solid)

Bags

40/50

1.132/1.146

Wattle Extract (Powder)

 

50

1.146

Wattle Poles

Loose

90

2.549

Wattle Poles

Bundles

120

3.398

Wax

Bags

75

2.124

Weed killer

Drums

55

1.557

Whale Meal

Bags

80

2.266

Whale Oil

Drums

65/70

1.840/1.982

Wheat

Bags

50/60

1.41/1.669

Wine

Cases

70

1.982

Wine

Casks

70/80

1.982/2.265

Wine

Firkins

58/64

1.642/1.812

Wine

Hogsheads

70

1.982

Wine

Pipes

70

1.902

Wine

Cartons

65

1.840

Wire Netting (Chicken wire)

Rolls

60

1.699

Wire Rope

Coils

30

0.849

Wool (Grease)

Bales

221

6.258

Wool (Scoured)

Bales

220

6.230

Wool (Tops)

Bales

160

4.531

Wool (Mohair)

Bales

161

4.559

Zinc Dust

Drums

25

0.708

Zircon

Bags

25

0.708

STOWAGE FACTOR (for bulk cargo)

Commodity

Packing

Cubic Ft/Ton

Cubic M/Ton

Bauxite

Bulk

30/33

0.85/0.93

Beans

Bulk

50/56

1.42/1.58

Bone Meal Calcinet

Bulk

106

3.00

Bran Rice India

Bulk

62/65

1.76/1.84

Buick Wheat

Bulk

54/57

1.53/1.60

China Clay

Bulk

40

1.30

Clay

Bulk

25/30

0.70/0.84

Coal/Anthracite Large

Bulk

45

1.27

Duff Dross

Bulk

43

1.20

Grains

Bulk

45

1.25

Peace

Bulk

46

1.28

Beans

Bulk

46

1.28

Small & large Nuts

Bulk

47

1.31

Cobbles

Bulk

50

1.39

Coal Australia

Bulk

43/47

1.22/1.33

Coal Japan

Bulk

45/47

1.27/1.33

Coal Poland

Bulk

48/51

1.36/1.44

Coal tar, pitch USSR

Bulk

47/55

1.33/1.56

Coal USA

Bulk

46/50

1.30/1.42

Coal Welsh

Bulk

42/45

1.19/1.27

Cobalt

Bulk

20

0.57

Coconut

Bulk

140

3.96

Copper mate W.Afr.

Bulk

18

0.51

Cooper mate S. Afr.

Bulk

14

0.40

Cooper Concentrate aneway Bay

Bulk

20/22

0.56/0.63

Cooper Concentrate

Bulk

18

0.5

Copra Pellets

Bulk

63

1.78

Copra

Bulk

83/98

2.35/2.77

Copra chips

Bulk

56/60

1.58/1.70

Copra extract pellets

Bulk

56/60

1.58/1.70

Copra pellets (max 14% moisture)

Bulk

56/60

1.58/1.70

Corn USA

Bulk

49/60

1.39/1.70

Corn Gluten pellets USA

Bulk

55/62

1.53/1.73

Feldspar

Bulk

30

0.85

Ferro silicón

Bulk

25

0.70

Ferro Cromo

Bulk

15

0.42

Manganeso

Bulk

25/30

0.70/0.84

Kuanite

Bulk

25/30

0.70/0.84

Kyanite

Bulk

29/30

0.80/0.84

Pytophilite

Bulk

30

0.84

Fish meal

Bulk

57/73

1.61/2.07

Fish Meal Anchovy

Bulk

54/57

1.52/1.61

Barley

Bulk

52/55

1.47/1.56

Barley C1

Bulk

53/54

1.48/1.51

Barley C2

Bulk

56/57

1.56/1.59

Barley C3

Bulk

60/61

1.67/1.70

Maize River Plate

Bulk

48/52

1.36/1.47

Maize east Africa

Bulk

50/52

1.42/1.47

Maize Congo

Bulk

55/56

1.56/1.58

Maize South Africa

Bulk

50/53

1.42/1.50

Maize Kibbled

Bulk

52/55

1.45/1.53

Maize WD1

Bulk

48

1.34

Maize WD”

Bulk

49

1.36

Maize YF1

Bulk

46

1.28

Oats

Bulk

67/58

1.87/1.89

Oat Clipped River Plate

Bulk

65/68

1.84/1.92

Oats Unclipped

Bulk

78/80

2.12/2.26

Oat Unclipped River Plate

Bulk

72/75

2.04/2.12

Oats Australia.

Bulk

70

1.98

Oats Calcutta

Bulk

70

1.98

Rye

Bulk

48/52

1.36/1.47

Wheat

Bulk

45/50

1.27/1.42

Wheat red Norfolk

Bulk

45

1.27

Wheat Red Baltimore

Bulk

45

1.27

Wheat winter N° 2 USA

Bulk

45

1.27

Wheat winter Vancouver

Bulk

44/49

1.25/1.39

Wheat Australia

Bulk

45/49

1.27/1.39

Wheat BL sea

Bulk

42/45

1.19/1.27

Graphite

Bulk

20/35

0.57/0.99

Gravel

Bulk

23

0.65

Groundnuts & Shelled

Bulk

105/110

2.97/3.11

Groundnuts expeller

Bulk

57/69

1.62/1.95

Groundnuts extraction

Bulk

52/55

1.47/1.56

Guano

Bulk

42/49

1.19/1.25

Horns

Bulk

95/100

2.69/2.83

Iron bar

Bulk

28

0.79

Iron ore Barahanda

Bulk

67/81

1.90/2.30

Iron ore Canada(titanium)

Bulk

26

0.74

Iron ore USSR-Poti

Bulk

26

0.74

Iron ore Mauritania

Bulk

29

0.82

Iron ore Sierra Leona

Bulk

26

0.74

Iron Ore Philippine Is.

Bulk

25

0.71

Kainit

Bulk

35/37

0.99/1.05

Kaolin (China Clay)

Bulk

40

1.13

Kapok India

Bulk

64/71

1.80/2.0

Linseed

Bulk

55/56

1.56/1.58

Locust beans

Bulk

84/90

2.38/2.55

Magnesite Fine

Bulk

16

0.45

Magnesite Coarse

Bulk

25/30

0.71/0.85

Magnesite Klinker

Bulk

60

1.70

Molasses

Bulk

28

0.79

Nitrate of soda

Bulk

26

0.74

Nitrate of Potash

Bulk

36

1.02

Palm Kernels

Bulk

58

1.64

Cottonseeds oil

Bulk

40

1.13

Soya bean oil

Bulk

39

1.10

Oil cake

Bulk

46/65

1.30/1.84

Antimony Australia

Bulk

20

0.57

Peanuts Unpeeled

Bulk

105/130

3.00/3.70

Phosphate N. Africa

Bulk

23/30

0.65/0.85

Pigiron

Bulk

10

0.28

Pitch

Bulk

48

1.36

Potatoes

Bulk

50/55

1.42/1.56

Potassium, Nitrate

Bulk

36

1.02

Potassium sulfate

Bulk

45

1.26

Pyrite

Bulk

30/35

0.85/0.99

Rice Brand Pellets

Bulk

52/60

1.47/1.70

Salt

Bulk

35/40

0.99/1.13

Salt Petre

Bulk

36

1.02

Sand Vitreous

Bulk

23/25

0.65/0.71

Cottonseeds

Bulk

65

1.84

Linseeds River plate

Bulk

50/55

1.42/1.56

Linseeds

Bulk

55/56

1.56/1.58

Millet

Bulk

45/51

1.27/1.44

Sal extract pellets

Bulk

58/62

1.64/1.76

Sugar beet

Bulk

131

3.71

Sunflower Argentina

Bulk

75

2.12

Sunflower Odessa

Bulk

82/86

2.32/2.43

Sunflower USA

Bulk

82

2.32

Sorghum

Bulk

60

1.67

Soya beans USA

Bulk

48.5

1.37

Soya beans

Bulk

56/58

1.58/1.64

Soya Beans Rio Grande

Bulk

53

1.50

Sugar Cuba

Bulk

46/47

1.30/1.32

Sugar Raw Bolivia

Bulk

41/45

1.27/1.44

Sulphate of ammonia

Bulk

42/45

1.19/1.27

Sulfur

Bulk

38/40

1.08/1.13

Sunflower seeds

Bulk

65/70

1.81/1.95

Super Phosphate triple

Bulk

37/47

1.04/1.33

Super Phosphate Casablanca

Bulk

53

1.50

Super phosphate Triple Tampa

Bulk

37/43

1.05/1.22

Tapioca Pellets

Bulk

56/58

1.58/1.64

Tares

Bulk

48

1.36

Valonea

Bulk

90

2.55

Zinc concentrates

Bulk

15

0.43

 

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Updated: 19 de November de 2004