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 launch of the Russian Progress cargo vessel comes after last week's failed launch of the American SpaceX CRS-7 Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon cargo ship with supplies for the ISS.
Sheikh said the cargo vessel hit the middle of the ferry.
The cargo vessel was leaving Cebu bound for Davao Province in southeastern Mindanao.
He said there is a large gash at the front of the cargo vessel.
Two Russian sailors were airlifted to safety by an RAF helicopter, based at RAF Valley in Anglesey, after their cargo vessel was hit by a 50' wave in the Irish Sea on Saturday.
Yellow Gate Police had on Friday registered a case of negligence and endangering life against the owner, captain and crewmembers of the cargo vessel.
The cargo vessel, manned by 17 crew members, was carrying steel.
Piracy issues will top the agenda at the Middle East Workboats conference in the wake of the recent attack on a German cargo vessel the MV Charelle, just 60 nautical miles south of Sur in Oman.
Summary: ABU DHABI u A cargo vessel carrying trucks and cars is missing between Jebel Al Dhanna and Al Jarnin island, Brigadier Muhair Ali Al Khatri, Director-General of the Critical National Infrastructure Authority, said on Friday.
It is an unmanned cargo vessel being designed to deliver supplies to the international space station, which is kept stocked by the space shuttle as well as Russian and European spacecraft.
But now a contract to convert a former ice-breaking cargo vessel into a 400-capacity passenger ship has been handed to the yard by Aberdeen-based C&M
The Turkish immigrant ran amok on the cargo vessel 11 miles off Suffolk.