Whats the difference between load density and stack weight?
Load Density is the amount of weight that can be safely loaded per unit volume of the hold. Whereas stack weight is the maximum amount of weight of the containers that can be loaded on top of the containers. Stack weight as the name suggests it is a weight that can be stacked upon a container.
Load Density is often associated with bulk carriers and stack weight with containers.
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