Raw cotton is one of the most important fibres used in the textile industry, currently accounting for about 35% of world fibre use. Cotton can be carried in containers or as general cargo. There are several important points that must be considered in order to successfully carry cotton and avoid damages.
The below loss prevention article from Skuld P&I club, talks about how to facilitate safe stowage and transportation of cotton cargo.
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Source: Skuld P&I club