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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Gavan said the cargo ship was escorted to port by BRP Tubbataha.
A search and rescue operation is underway while the details of the foreign cargo ship were not immediately available.
The NSD area is a busy port and there are other cargo ships that are scheduled to arrive there, Marfil told the Inquirer in a telephone interview.
Thursday after the cargo ship crashed into the flank of the fishing boat.
The small fishing boat, carrying nine crew members, sank in the early morning hours after colliding with a 2116-ton cargo ship, radio network KBS reported.
The new cargo ship is filled with 2.8 tons of food, fuel and supplies.
Shintaro Hirano and his son Yoshikuni, 49, were thrown into the sea after the 4.9-ton Hirashin Maru overturned following the collision with the 4,095-ton cargo ship.
STRANDED: The cargo ship yesterday after running aground off Cornwall; Pictures: APEX; LASHED: Waves pound the vessel
* Marauders attacked a refrigerated cargo ship April 23, also in Guayaquil.
A blaze on board the cargo ship Ever Decent was finally extinguished yesterday, nearly a week after it caught fire.
Batam, Indonesia - Six Filipino crewmen were missing Thursday after their cargo ship collided with a chemical tanker and sank off western Indonesia, officials said.
He said after they were defeated and failed in their first attack, the pirates sought to hijack another foreign cargo ship in the same region but the swift action of the Iranian warships killed their plot in the bud.