cargo ship


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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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RT said this is the eighth time that Yamal cargo ship has headed to Syria.
If any of the Iranian cargo ships tried to go into a Yemeni port, there is little doubt they would be stopped and searched--if not by the US Navy, then by the Egyptian or Saudi warships that are also in the area and blockading Yemeni ports to keep out any arms deliveries.
In other major incidents, a 190-meter long cargo ship sank 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Hong Kong in August 2013 when a powerful typhoon generated towering waves.
A second cargo ship with 14 crew members was in difficulty and was at risk of sinking, shipping agent GAC Turkey said.
DAMAGED: The cargo ship which hit rocks near Colwyn Bay
18 Kairyo Maru, a 16-ton fishing boat from a seafood company in Fukuoka with two crew members, and the Maruka, a 1,416-ton cargo ship from South Korea with eight crew, collided shortly after 5 a.
The Royal and US navies each sent a ship to the area, and the 11 pirates on the cargo ship surrendered and were arrested.
A 2000 ton cargo ship and 50 person passenger ship owned by the European Campaign Against the Siege of Gaza left Athens to meet the Freedom Flotilla in international waters.
Muscat A cargo ship was hijacked by Somali pirates, 120 nautical miles off the coast of Oman in the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday, according to the European Union Naval Force (Navfor).
They would be a major attraction, school children, for example, from all over the county could be educated as to how nearly 20,000 dockers once loaded and un-loaded such ships that travelled to the four corners of the world, before the days of containers, the whole area would be enhanced by one or two such cargo ships, most ports have different vessels ranging from old sailing ships to war ships, and a general cargo ship would be ideal for Liverpool in this area around the Albert Dock.
A MAJOR air rescue was launched yesterday for a sailor injured on a cargo ship hundreds of miles off the west coast of Ireland.
An Israeli cargo ship and a Cypriot passenger ship collided Thursday evening off the coast of Haifa.