cargo ships

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Noun1.cargo ships - conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industrycargo ships - conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
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The cost of operating cargo ships rose marginally in 2017 following two consecutive years of falls, but shipowners should prepare for higher costs led by a spike in insurance premiums, according to the latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2017/18 report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
The Russian Navy's logistic and cargo ships have been engaged in an operation codenamed Syrian Express to transfer munitions for the Russian Air Force in Humeimim airbase and the Syrian Army.
Meanwhile, 146 general cargo ships carrying a weight of 1,522,000 tons traversed the Canal compared to 131 general cargo ships carrying a weight of 474,000 tons during the same month last year.
Global mining giant BHP Billiton is looking into using giant automated cargo ships to move its commodity-based freight like iron ore and coal within the next decade, according to a Bloomberg report.
GD Nassco says that the Perla Del Caribe and the Isla Bella are the world's cleanest cargo ships.
The NSD area is a busy port and there are other cargo ships that are scheduled to arrive there, Marfil told the Inquirer in a telephone interview.
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 container ship handling this year at the end of first six months of financial year 201415 closed at 385 container ships, 106 bulk cargo ships, 114 general cargo ships and 237 oil tankers.
Orbital's cargo ships burn up on reentry into Earth's atmosphere, unlike SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft, which makes an intact splash landing in the ocean.
Two cargo ships collided and one of them sank," a police spokeswoman told AFP.
Bjoern Schmidt says sealed containers full of chemical compounds, which when mixed can create lethal Sarin and VX gases, will be loaded at opposite ends of the two cargo ships.
According to its website, the Genoa-based Messina Line has a fleet of 14 cargo ships, with the Italian-flagged Jolly Nero listed at 239 meters (784 feet) long and 30 meters (98 feet) wide.