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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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.
Highlighting the insufficient capacity of Ro-Ro ships, Kylyc said: ''Only one voyage is scheduled every five days and one ship carries at most 135 vehicles.
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.
In order to promote transportation of automobiles through coastal shipping, Ministry of Shipping has decided that all Major Ports will provide discount of 80 per cent for two years on Vessel Related Charges (VRC) & Coastal Related Charges (CRC) for coastal transportation of vehicles through Ro-Ro Ships.
A Ro-Ro ship that was previously rented by International Road Transport Union (UND) will be used for the floating exhibition.
Contract award notice: new construction of a ro-ro ship for services to the island of groix.
A ro-ro ship named "Hayat N" which had sunken near Bandirma town of Balikesir province on September 14, 2008 pulled out to water surface after 370 days.
Turkish State Minister Kursad Tuzmen, who attended the ceremony, said that the ro-ro ship would go to Trieste (from Mersin) in 67 hours, adding that if land route was used, it would cost 20 percent more and take more time.
Contract award notice: chartering a ro-ro ship type operating in all sea areas, and accessing the port of cannes degrad guyana.
As of October 2014, the Hambantota Port had 639 RO-RO ship arrivals, 160,457 transshipments and 59,863 domestic shipments.
For example, for ro-ro ships calling at the port once a week and from 1 to 8 times a year, the amount of tolls currently paid amounts to 8.
As early as 2016, BOI Managing Head and Trade Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo has already revealed the government's plans to come up with a Cars-like program for the shipbuilding industry, noting that Ro-Ro ships here were mostly secondhand imports.