Multi-purpose vessels carry a combination of different types of cargo, and are very versatile – making them very popular vessels for cargo shipping


multipurpose vessel (MPV) is a seagoing shipthat is built for the carriage of a wide range of cargoes. Examples of these cargoes are: wood, steel, building materials, rolls of paper and bulk cargo. … Bigger multipurpose vessels are able to carry different kinds of loading on the same voyage.