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roll-on/roll-off

denoting a cargo ship or ferry designed so that vehicles can be driven straight on and straight off
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Phase two of the Messina Line project is now underway with further development being made to the roll on-roll off software," said Wren.
The project consists the deepening and strengthening of berths 1-7, the dredging of the entrance channel and turning basin in the port, the construction of a new berth and roll on-roll off terminal, and improvements in the spatial efficiency and operational effectiveness of the Port of Dar es Salaam.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- ystanbul Ferry Lines (yDO) will establish a new roll on-roll off (ro-ro) ferry transportation line for trucks from ystanbul-Ambarly to Bursa and Balykesir on the other side of the Sea of Marmara in order to lessen ystanbul's traffic burden, yDO General Manager Ahmet Paksoy said in recent remarks.
He said: "Our lift on-lift off traffic to Ireland is marginally down in the first half of the year, but roll on-roll off traffic is up.
Port bosses Stena Line said the exciting scheme would create new opportunities for the port, which is the second busiest roll on-roll off port in the UK behind Dover.
In 1977 he and five fellow crew members spent hours in a life raft after their roll on-roll off ship sank in severe gales in the North-Sea en route from Denmark.
Chief executive Dr Maurice Dixson said that Simon's plans to build a roll on-roll off port on the Humber would be helped by the addition of Seawheel as it provided the opportunity to offer additional transportation services to existing bulk liquids stora ge customers.
Alaska Hydro-Train, a railcar and roll on-roll off barge service, holds the record for longest continuous service from Seattle to Whittier.
Pasha Hawaii Transport Lines (PHTL) today announced an agreement with the Port of Benicia to home port the shipping line's new automotive and Roll On-Roll Off (Ro-Ro) vessel when anticipated service commences by year-end 2004.
Dy said : "We envision Arca South to become an entrance to Metro Manila for those coming from the south via SLEx (South Luzon Expressway) from Alabang, NUVALI, Cavite, or even for those using the RORO roll on-roll off ships from as far south as Mindanao.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, the Ministry of Customs and Trade declared that there are no vehicles or ships waiting at the ports of yskenderun and Mersin to travel Egypt by roll on-roll off (Ro-Ro) ferries.
The Port of Tyne has invested pounds 50m in the past decade to create an integrated logistics package ranging from roll on-roll off facilities, an integrated rail terminal, a container terminal and an in-house distribution arm.