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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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Grace Poe, we now have "An Act to Improve Land Transportation Terminals, Stations, Stops, Rest Areas, and Roll On-Roll Off Terminals".
The company is likewise eyeing roll on-roll off or RoRo vessels for the Matnog Port (Sorsogon) - Allen Port (Samar) route.
Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) revealed plans of opening new roll on-roll off (RoRo) routes to and from Central Visayas as laid out in their ten-year maritime industry development plan during the Association of Government Information Officers-Philippine Information Agency 7 (AGIO-PIA) Forum held June 18, 2019.
A separate terminal for roll on-roll off vessels will be constructed soon.
Biliran province's newly elected Governor Roger Espina plans to put up a roll on-roll off system between his province and Western Samar.
The week before Christmas, the port was busy, with ships leaving every 20 minutes or so, some car ferries, others Roll on-Roll off ferries just for trucks, and other container vessels carrying goods and exports to the United Kingdom and larger European ports such as Rotterdam where they will be transferred to giant container ships and carried across the world.
BPLP's Baiyang Port will serve containers, bulk cargo, general cargo, liquid bulk, and roll on-roll off' trucks.
Two new "roll on-roll off" boats are currently under construction, and due to be in use from September next year.
Tissa Wickramasinghe, chief operating officer of the joint-venture Hambantota International Port Group, told Xinhua recently that since the joint venture took over the operation of the port in December, the port has been functioning "extremely well," with the roll on-roll off (RO-RO) business picking up more than expected.
It will also provide daily links to European roll on-roll off (roro) and load on-load off (lo-lo) services.
The substations were delivered via barge and transported via selfpropelled trailers to a temporary base using a roll on-roll off (ro-ro) ramp facility.
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.