cargo ship


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Noun1.cargo ship - a ship designed to carry cargocargo ship - a ship designed to carry cargo  
banana boat - a ship designed to transport bananas
freighter, merchant ship, merchantman, bottom - a cargo ship; "they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms"
cattle boat, cattleship - a cargo ship for the transport of livestock
container ship, container vessel, containership - a cargo ship designed to hold containerized cargoes; "the weight of the documentation of all the consignments on board a contemporary container ship can exceed 90 pounds"
freeboard deck - the uppermost watertight deck
Liberty ship - a slow cargo ship built during World War II
oil tanker, tank ship, tanker, oiler - a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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Moussavi said the pirates raided the first cargo ship with 6 heavily equipped boats and the second one with 12 boats, but after facing the Iranian warships' strong reaction, they fled the Gulf of Aden towards the Somali coasts at a high speed.
The Iranian-flagged Shahed cargo ship is scheduled to deliver the aid in 10-12 days to the Houthi-controlled port of Hodaida located on the Red Sea.
The Libyan government's military spokesman, Mohamed Hejazi, told Reuters that the dry cargo ship was targeted about 10 miles from the coast on Sunday after it was told not to approach the city of Derna, which is under the control of the terrorist Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
The United States this week sent the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt to patrol off Yemen, after Iran dispatched a string of eight or nine cargo ships some think are bearing arms for Houthi rebels.
The daily quoted Captain Aninda Sengupta of the Maharishi Devatreya cargo ship, as saying that the vessel had arrived at Rashid Port in July last year from the New Mangalore Port.
A fire department spokesman said the mainland Chinese cargo ship collided with a container vessel three miles (nearly five kilometers) south of Po Toi, just outside Hong Kong maritime territory.
There is a crew of 13 on board the cargo ship which was carrying bauxite for aluminium and was travelling from Aughinish to St Petersburg in Russia.
Gairsoppa , a 412-foot steel-hulled cargo ship that currently sits 15,420 feet below sea level.
A second cargo ship with 14 crew members was in difficulty and was at risk of sinking, shipping agent GAC Turkey said.
The cargo ships Sunrise and Celia were run aground by powerful winds on September 28 south of the port city of Valencia.
DAMAGED: The cargo ship which hit rocks near Colwyn Bay
HIGH winds have beached a cargo ship off France's Atlantic coast, and some of the 220 tons of fuel in its hold is leaking, threatening a local beach.