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cargo ship

[′kär·gō ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A power-driven ship employed exclusively in commercial transportation of commodities on the ocean and large inland bodies of water. Also known as cargo liner.
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The cargo carrier separated from the rocket at an altitude of about 288 kilometers about 15 minutes later.
SPACEHAB celebrated the completion of another major mission milestone this week, as the Company successfully delivered a fully outfitted Integrated Cargo Carrier to the Kennedy Space Center.
Known as the External Stowage Platform 3 (ESP3), this modified version of SPACEHAB's existing Integrated Cargo Carrier will be launched aboard NASA's twenty-second space station flight, currently scheduled for June 2007.
Cargo Data Management is headquartered in Dallas and numbers among its clients several of the largest air cargo carriers in the world.
Our external cargo carrier that rides in the shuttle's cargo bay is ideal for ferrying this needed space station equipment, and we have the capability to accomplish the cargo changeout, support the current launch schedule, and provide a high-value commercial solution to NASA.
Air Cargo: Reflecting the prospects of an air cargo carrier
As an example, NASA is scheduled to launch the first commercially developed and deployable component of the International Space Station onboard Space Shuttle Discovery - SPACEHAB's Integrated Cargo Carrier.
We therefore urge the FAA to reconsider the wisdom of a cargo carrier exemption.
Summary: Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has been named Air Cargo Carrier of the Year, at the 2012 Global Freight Awards held in London.
The airline aims to maintain its title as the world's number one commercial cargo carrier [among passenger airlines if Air France and KLM are considered separate airlines].
The cargo carrier called the Kounotori 2 (Stork 2) is carrying 6 tones of water, food, clothing, batteries and research material to the Space Station.
Three ships, Oil tanker Al-Salam-II, General Cargo Carrier Beluga Recommendation and Bulk Cargo Carrier Paula sailed out to sea during last 24 hours.