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ro-ro

(ˈrəʊrəʊ)
acronym for
(Nautical Terms) roll-on/roll-off
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When Turkish trucks had to give up on the route via Syria to Jordan and countries on the Arabian Peninsula due to the civil war in Syria, Turkey signed in April of 2012 a memorandum of understanding with Egypt for the establishment of a transit transportation route connected by the ro-ro Line.
The NYK has been sub-leased a plot of land spanning 85,000 square metres for 10 years for developing a dedicated common user integrated Ro-Ro yard on the premises of the spacious 631-hectare port which is strategically located, being just 152 nautical miles from Nhava Sheva container port in Mumbai.
With its Ro-Ro feature, it means that cranes would not be involved in the loading and unloading process -- the trucks can roll on to the ferry and roll off at the destination port on their own power and move on without any delay.
Based on the memorandum of understanding between the two countries, Ro-Ro ships transported trucks between the Turkish ports of yskenderun and Mersin and Alexandria of Egypt.
Egyptian ports raised profits from the RO-RO line reached $4.
T Palchem-I are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, rice, ro-ro, project cargo, wheat and palm oil respectively during last 24 hours.
The Ro-Ro line took the place of the Syrian route which had become too costly for Turkish exporters because the Syrian side significantly increased fees to trans-ship goods.
Turkish Ambassador in Cairo Huseyin Avni Botsali said that Ro-Ro trips, which were planned to begin between Turkey and Egypt soon, would be a bridge to boost relations, adding that they were exerting efforts to increase the trade volume from five billion USD to 10 billion USD.
The Bore RoFlex class ship, chartered by P&O from the Finnish ferry company Bore Ltd, represents the latest generation of ro-ro vessels due to its flexible carrying capacity, fuel efficiency and reduced emissions of its single common rail engine.
Ro-ro freight units include road goods vehicles, unaccompanied trailers and ship-borne port-to-port trailers.
The Aqaba Container Terminal and the Port Authority of Genoa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU to lay a joint general framework and executive plan to upgrade container and cargo Ro-Ro handling procedures and raise performance to European standards.
The key focus areas for the new company dining the initial integration phase will be to generate revenue growth through wider market coverage, to consolidate ro-ro shipping and port terminal operations on the North Sea, and to improve capacity utilization of the route network.