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ro-ro

(ˈrəʊrəʊ)
acronym for
(Nautical Terms) roll-on/roll-off
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Two of the ports being serviced by Ro-Ro vessels in Cebu province were inspected by Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during her visit to the provinces of Cebu and Negros Oriental on Monday.
She made the recommendation during the House Committee on Transportation oversight hearing on the status of Ro-Ro projects on Wednesday.
With the Ro-Ro Sparta III heading to Syria, the Russian Navy now has more than 15 vessels in the Mediterranean, which is the largest naval buildup of this war.
Ro-Ro for EUR950m on a debt free basis, which will be mainly funded through committed debt financing.
'For those traveling along the short 'ro-ro' routes, they would travel back to Manila starting yesterday afternoon until early tomorrow,' said Captain Armand Balilo, PCG spokesman.
Ghogha (Gujarat): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of the Rs 6.15 billion 'roll-on-roll-off' (ro-ro) ferry service between Ghogha in Saurashtra and Dahej in south Gujarat.
It issued a report on fire incidents in Ro-Ro spaces to address growing safety concerns in this segment and provide guidance to shipowners.
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.
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Pipavav Port (GPP) Ltd, private-sector operator of less-known Pipavav port, has tied up with NYK Auto Logistics (India) Pvt Ltd for setting up a roll-on-roll-off (Ro-Ro) auto terminal at the all-weather port.
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.