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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THOUSANDS of wooden beams could be washed up on the south coast today after they were swept off a cargo ship in severe storms yesterday.
Summary: Somali pirates have freed a Yemeni cargo ship they seized last week after successful talks between regional authorities, local clan elders and the gunmen
A YOUNG child and his mother were nearly swept to their deaths at the mouth of the River Boyne by a series of powerful waves, left in the wake of a cargo ship leaving Drogheda Port.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-23 January 2004-Capsized cargo ship in Norway may have hit rocks(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
ONE woman died during a week-long journey in a hold of a rusty cargo ship that brought more than 400 illegal immigrants to Italy's southern coast yesterday.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Dock workers in north-eastern Brazil discovered ten bodies in the hold of a cargo ship bringing cocoa from the Ivory Coast, police said yesterday.
Coast Guard has taken over from the Maritime Safety Agency (MSA) in tracking a cargo ship apparently heading for the United States with 140 people -- apparently Chinese nationals -- on board, agency officials said Friday.
North Sea tug captain Alan Beattie stopped a 17,000-ton cargo ship from running aground near John O'Groats in a storm two years ago.
Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC has completed overhaul of the Jafar Jabbarli dry cargo ship at the Zig Shipyard, the company said in a message.
The Philippine Coast Guard intercepted an undocumented cargo ship and seized P125 million in smuggled rice in the waters off Olutanga, Zamboanga Sibugay, an official said.
Beijing, China - Thirty-two people, mostly Iranians, were missing Sunday after an oil tanker collided with a cargo ship off the coast of east China, the transport ministry said.
The Iranian Navy has been conducting anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden since November 2008, when Somali raiders hijacked the Iranian-chartered cargo ship, MV Delight, off the coast of Yemen.