119. Filling a large bag

SAN PEDRO, COTE D’IVOIRE, 2007. Filling a large bag that holds the contents of about 12 bags of cocoa (approximately 1600 lbs). The main limitation on a ship is not weight but volume. The tighter you can pack stuff in, the lower your shipping cost. Shipping by boat is the least costly method and the lowest in terms of carbon footprint.

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