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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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According to Commodore Ronie Gavan, commander of Coast Guard Central Visayas, the Coast Guard Talisay Station received a phone call from Vessel Traffic Monitoring System at 7:30 a.m., informing them that a foreign cargo vessel named MV "Arikun" figured in a sea mishap in the said vicinity.
The first Progress MS cargo vessel (Progress MS-1) was launched to the ISS in December, 2015.
The ferry was struck by the cargo vessel yesterday, Rescue teams were deployed and passing boats were helping.
The fishing boat was anchored when the cargo vessel believed to be on the way to Manila struck it, causing it to sink.
Thomas Aquinas that sank after colliding with cargo vessel M/V Sulpicio Express 7 on Friday evening in the Mactan Channel in Cebu Province.
In a statement, 2Go said the ferry "was reportedly hit" by the cargo vessel "resulting in major damage that led to its sinking." An investigation will begin after the rescue operation, the coast guard said.
Israeli request to intercept the "Victoria" cargo vessel which, according to
The pirates marked' this transfer of command by attacking five ships in two days: a German container ship (Stanvander), a French yacht (Tanit), a British cargo vessel (Malaspina Castle), a Panamanian cargo vessel with a Bulgarian crew and a Taiwanese tuna vessel (Winfar 161).
Strong American is a multi-purpose, general cargo vessel made up of two parts: "Strong" is a tug boat while the barge portion is named "American." Combined, Strong American has a shallow draft that enables it to access ports where some heavier cargo vessels cannot go.
The Validation of a Renewable Methanol Based Auxiliary Power System for Commercial Vessels project aims to develop and validate renewable-fuel-based technology on board a cargo vessel involved in international trade.
A crew member on board the cargo vessel Opnxr, berthed in Lerwick in the Shetlands, was killed at 2.30am after being hit by machinery that came loose in high winds.
In January, Israeli commandos seized the Palestinian cargo vessel Karine A carrying 50 tons of Iranian arms bound for PLO terrorists (see "PLO: Protected Lethal Organization" in our February 11th issue).