roll-on/roll-off

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roll-on/roll-off

adj
(Nautical Terms) denoting a cargo ship or ferry designed so that vehicles can be driven straight on and straight off
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Domestic ferry with open car decks to Thyborn - Agger crossing.
It was revealed that an excavator had shifted punching a hole in the hull causing 3,000 tonnes of water to flood some of the car decks.
It was revealed that an excavator had shifted, punching a hole in the hull causing 3,000 tonnes of water to flood some of the car decks.
The blaze is believed to have broken out early on Sunday morning on one of the ferry's car decks.
In addition, energy-saving LED lighting will be adopted throughout almost all of the ship, and the energy power of LED lights in car decks will be supplied by a solar power generation system of Solar Frontier K.
It can carry 500 passengers and has nearly 3,000 metres of vehicle space on its car decks.
Two 100-litre oak barrels of beer were stowed below the car decks of the Spirit of Tasmania II, according to The Mercury,Tasmania's largest-circulating daily newspaper.
Under the second order, TTS Group will supply complete car decks for three car carriers, being built at Hyundai Mipo.
There are fixed decks and hoistable car decks which have the capacity to carry a mix of about 250 freight units double-stacked plus 200 cars.
Birmingham City Council floated the idea of using the cash generated to pay for multistorey car decks to ease the burden of overcrowded park and ride areas at stations across the city.
It would be a relatively simple task to convert the hangar deck to have an extra two or three car decks and would have the aircraft lifts accessing them.