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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The Iranian Navy has been conducting anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden since November 2008, when Somali raiders hijacked the Iranian-chartered cargo ship, MV Delight, off the coast of Yemen.
Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Adana deputy Faruk Loy-oy-lu, a veteran diplomat, has condemned the Libyan attack on a civilian Turkish cargo ship in international waters, saying the attack is against international law and inhumane.
However, it isn't known if the Iranian cargo ships are actually headed for Yemen; they could well be going somewhere else.
Yoshiteru Tsuiki, the 46-year-old captain of the fish boat, was rescued by the cargo ship but another man is still missing, the agency said, adding all crew members of the cargo ship -- five South Koreans and three Myanmarese, were unharmed.
The Bermuda-flagged, British Virgin Islands-owned cargo ship MV Talca has been hijacked," said a spokesperson for the EU Navfor.
The barren state of these two Docks adjoining the Albert Dock is crying out for what they were originally built for, namely ships, particularly general cargo ships that were once the life blood of the City would be ideal both for visitors, and passing motorists.
The cargo ship, the Anna Rickmers, was 600 miles off the Irish coast when the accident was reported.
The cargo ship will make three round trips between Busan and North Korea's northeastern port city of Rajin every month beginning Monday, the report said.
uk) say women are quite safe travelling solo on cargo ships.
The crash, which came shortly before midday at the entrance to Alfred Dock, involved the Sea Express 1 catamaran and the Alaska Rainbow cargo ship.
The empty cargo ship, registered in the Dutch Antilles, had been travelling from Spain to Rotterdam.
Japan Coast Guard officials said the 28,817-ton Asuka, with 605 passengers and crew members on board, was sailing from Kobe en route to Nagasaki when it collided with the cargo ship operated by the Fukuoka-based Shinwa Naiko Kaiun Kaisha Ltd.