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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Alert crewmembers and government operatives foiled an attempt to hijack a cargo ship off Basilan on Friday night.
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has announced that it would launch an investigation into the P120-million smuggled rice seized by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in a cargo ship off Zamboanga Sibugay.
A United States Navy aircraft has joined the search for 32 mariners who went missing after an oil tanker and a cargo ship from Hong Kong collided off China's eastern coast Saturday.
A cargo ship loaded with 60,000 undocumented sacks of rice worth P120 million was intercepted while transiting the waters off Olutanga, Zamboanga Sibugay Sunday, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.
With SEC-KUWAIT-SHIP) KUWAIT, Oct 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Environment Public Authority (EPA) said Monday a team was checking location of the sunken Iranian cargo ship in order to assess possible environmental damage.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A large cargo ship of the Russian naval fleet in the Black Sea, carrying a large volume of ammunition, left the region for Russia's base in Syria's Tartus port on Saturday.
A cargo ship that departed Iran for Yemen on Monday will be protected by Iranian warships, Reuters reported .
The US Navy has not boarded any Iranian ships, but it did board a Panamanian-flagged cargo ship April 1 to search for arms.
Miami: SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived on Friday at the International Space Station (ISS), carrying nearly 4,400 pounds (2,000 kilograms) of food and supplies for the astronauts living in orbit.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Turkish Coast Guard fired on a cargo ship passing through the Ecanakkale Strait on Thursday evening after the vessel failed to comply with a warning to stop, and after boarding the ship captured some 500 illegal migrants.
An incapacitated Russian cargo ship is now in port in Prince Rupert on British Columbia's north coast, ending fears that the vessel, which lost power Thursday night, would drift ashore, hit rocks and spill hundreds of tonnes of fuel.
Dubai, June 24 ( ANI ): At least 16 Indian seamen are reported to be trapped onboard an empty cargo ship.