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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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The US Ro-Ro ship Liberty Passion, loaded with vehicles, had arrived to the Jordanian port of Al-Aqapa few days ago.
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.
The route is served by three ro-pax ships and one ro-ro ship.
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.
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.
With increase in discount to 80 per cent, it is expected that the Shipping Service Providers will be able to attract more auto-mobile cargo through the coastal route and decongest the already congested roads and railways and also make the Ro-Ro ship service operations more sustainable.
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.