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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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For the large ro-ro ship, which has an installed photovoltaic system, this paper only considers the change of fuel consumption in marine generator diesel engine.
This change has made it possible to hire foreign-flagged ro-ro ships for automobile deliveries between ports.
Japan's biggest shipping company also said it plans to dissolve its wholly owned subsidiary Kinkai Yusen Kaisha by the end of March next year and transfer its ro-ro ship, through transportation and warehousing business to the newly created firm.
The commission of international experts formed to investigate the collision between the CTN's Ro-Ro ship and the Cypriot container ship in October 2018 found that a "common human error" was behind the collision.
The route is served by three ro-pax ships and one ro-ro ship.
(TAP) - The French maritime authorities take some responsibility in the October 7, 2018 accident between Tunisian Ro-Ro ship "Ulysse" and Cypriot container ship "CSL Virginia," Minister of Transport Radhouane Ayara said on Tuesday.
Turkish trucks, which had previously reached Saudi Arabia in a single day by crossing through Syria, are currently carried by Ro-Ro ships to Egypt's Port Said, then proceed to the port of Adabiya on the Red Sea coast to take another Ro-Ro ship to Saudi Arabia's port in Duba.
The ro-ro ship is mainly intended to carry semitrailer trucks.
The ro-ro ship will take the wings from Mostyn to the Gironde estuary, near Bordeaux, where another specialised river vessel will take them and other components also arriving by ship from other factories around Europe to Langon on the River Garonne.
The ro-ro ship used to transport pairs of wings from Mostyn to France is under construction in China.
Turkish trucks take roll on-roll off (ro-ro) ships to Egypt's port of Damietta, then proceed to the Adabiya port on the Red Sea coast to take another ro-ro ship to Saudi Arabia's Duba port.