car-ferry


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car-ferry

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(Nautical Terms) a vessel for transporting vehicles, in addition to passengers, across a body of water, esp as a regular service
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Noun1.car-ferry - a ferry that transports motor vehicles
ferry, ferryboat - a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
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car-ferry

[ˈkɑːˌfɛrɪ] ntraghetto, nave f traghetto inv
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L'immobilisation du car-ferry a ete justifiee par la non-conformite des canots de sauvetage aux normes de securite requises par la reglementation.
SFAX, March 1, 2011 (TAP) - Port authorities, the National Army and the Tunisian Red Crescent are striving in co-ordination with the Egyptian authorities to organise, on Tuesday evening, the trip of El Habib car-ferry, of the Tunisian Navigation Company (CTN), to repatriate some 1,500 Egyptian refugees from Sfax to Alexandria.
Ainsi, la traversee du car-ferry El-Djazair II entre Oran et Alicante (Espagne), prevue lundi dernier, a ete reportee popur aujourd'hui, tandis que celle de retour Alicante-Oran, programmee pour ier, a ete reportee a demain.
He added, in a statement to TAP agency, that following the appeal for help launched by 3,500 Egyptian citizens who had arrived in Gabes, 1,400 were transferred to the commercial port of Sfax to take them back to Egypt onboard of El Habib car-ferry of the Tunisian National Shipping Company (CTN).
En fait, ce n'etait pas le seul desagrement rencontre a bord du car-ferry.
AN AMBITIOUS pounds 60,000 two-year project to rescue and restore the last car-ferry to cross the River Severn is nearing its climax.
On a four-hour car-ferry ride up the Inside Passage from Juneau to Haines, when we weren't locked in fog, we were looking at waterfalls cascading over sheer cliffs; high, bright-green meadows bordered by dark spruce forests; or tongues of blue-green ice protruding from between snow-capped mountains.