roll-on/roll-off

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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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Tokyo, Mar 9, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - The christening and launch of a pure car carrier, named the EMERALD ACE, took place today at the Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
The new garage units will have all of the features of a pure car carrier, including a fully enclosed garage, ventilation, lighting and various safety components to minimize damage in transit.
In the same time frame, nine fires were reported on pure car carriers (PCC) and pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) and eight were reported on cargo Ro-Ro vessels.
To deal with declining demand, "K" Line has shifted gradually away from pure car carriers (PCCs) to pure car/truck carriers (PCTCs), enabling it to carry a mix of sedans.
Those ships which pass in the night are flat-topped, travelling car parks called pure car carriers (PCC) or pure car/truck carriers (PCTC).
The DSME product portfolio includes commercial ships such as LNG carriers, oil tankers, containerships, LPG carriers, pure car carriers, offshore structures such as FPSO (Floating Production Storage & Offloading) vessels, drilling rigs, drill ships and fixed platforms; and naval vessels including submarines, destroyers, rescue ships and patrol boats.
Based on significant R&D, Intersleek1000 has delivered proven in-service performance on pure car carriers, container vessels and LNG ships.