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roll-on/roll-off

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(Nautical Terms) denoting a cargo ship or ferry designed so that vehicles can be driven straight on and straight off
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Contract award notice: chartering a ro-ro ship type operating in all sea areas, and accessing the port of cannes degrad guyana.
The first Ro-Ro ship to take Turkish goods to GCC countries via Egypt left the Port of Mersin on April 26.
Our newly purchased ro-ro ship, with a passenger capacity of 700 people and 115 motor vehicles, would travel once a week between Marmaris and Rhodes, Spanos said.
Unloaded from the giant ro-ro ship Atlantic Cartier on May 11, they were stored at Port of Liverpool prior to being transported to Essex.
said Thursday it will spin off its warehousing and ro-ro ship leasing business into a new wholly owned company on Oct.
Turkish trucks, which had previously reached Saudi Arabia in a single day by crossing through Syria, are currently carried by Ro-Ro ships to Egypt's Port Said, then proceed to the port of Adabiya on the Red Sea coast to take another Ro-Ro ship to Saudi Arabia's port in Duba.
As of October 2014, the Hambantota Port had 639 RO-RO ship arrivals, 160,457 transshipments and 59,863 domestic shipments.
The ro-ro ship is mainly intended to carry semitrailer trucks.
He said: ``The company will be working as an integrated part of the A380 transport team, loading and discharging the vessel and the ro-ro ship using the same low-profile transport vehicles that Airbus use throughout their system.
The ro-ro ship used to transport pairs of wings from Mostyn to France is under construction in China.
Turkish trucks take roll on-roll off (ro-ro) ships to Egypt's port of Damietta, then proceed to the Adabiya port on the Red Sea coast to take another ro-ro ship to Saudi Arabia's Duba port.
A Ro-Ro ship that was previously rented by International Road Transport Union (UND) will be used for the floating exhibition.