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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 Arabic-language website of Russia's state news agency, RT, quoted media websites as reporting that the large cargo ship known as Yamal operating under the Russian naval fleet in the Black Sea has crossed the Turkish strait and entered the Mediterranean Sea.
The North Korean cargo ship impounded by the Philippine government has been moved to another area inside this free port to allow other ships to dock at the Naval Supply Depot (NSD) here.
If any of the Iranian cargo ships tried to go into a Yemeni port, there is little doubt they would be stopped and searched--if not by the US Navy, then by the Egyptian or Saudi warships that are also in the area and blockading Yemeni ports to keep out any arms deliveries.
A fire department spokesman said the mainland Chinese cargo ship collided with a container vessel three miles (nearly five kilometers) south of Po Toi, just outside Hong Kong maritime territory.
| People look at a cargo ship which ran aground after a heavy storm at Saler beach near Valencia -an ecologically valuable stretch of Spanish coastline
ANTALYA, Dec 17, 2010 (TUR) -- A Bolivian flagged cargo ship was dragged because of heavy storm and rainfall and crashed into sea cliff in southern province of Antalya early on Friday.
A Bolivian-flagged cargo ship was dragged because of heavy storm and rainfall and crashed into sea cliff in southern Turkish province of Antalya early on Friday.
They would be a major attraction, school children, for example, from all over the county could be educated as to how nearly 20,000 dockers once loaded and un-loaded such ships that travelled to the four corners of the world, before the days of containers, the whole area would be enhanced by one or two such cargo ships, most ports have different vessels ranging from old sailing ships to war ships, and a general cargo ship would be ideal for Liverpool in this area around the Albert Dock.
I've heard it's possible to obtain a berth on a cargo ship but have reservations about my wife travelling alone.
The family-owned shipping company, which has been in Newcastle for almost 100 years, has invested in three new cargo ships, each able to carry approximately 2,200 tonnes of cargo.
Two armed British nuclear cargo ships are expected to leave their northern England port this week to take a cargo of mixed oxide (MOX) fuel processed in France for shipment to Japan, the environmental group Greenpeace said Tuesday.
The International Maritime Organization plans to formulate a treaty to tackle harmful aquatic organisms in the ballast water ocean-going cargo ships carry from one part of the world to another.