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  • roll-on roll-off

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Examples

  • One of the under reported hurdles is shifting large cargo/container/ro-ro ships onto an oil alternative becuase that is how the world trades. — tom

    McCain Ad Touts Energy Policy - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • So mister Charlie stooped over him again, he pat him on the back, said "ye-ye-ye-ye-your ro-ro -" he said "Wait a minute."

    Lightnin' Hopkins Lyrics

  • The "ro-ro" ships -- roll on, roll off -- essentially function as floating parking lots.

    How U.S. Troops Would Go In

  • Salvors made good progress with plans for the removal of the ro-ro ferry 'Riverdance' from the beach at Cleveleys near Blackpool.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • I never really had a good picture just how much stuff the government has or does until I joined the military and loaded some ro-ro ships (roll on, roll off) after an operation.

    Sound Politics: Darcy Burner passes gas, burns Cantwell, Dicks, Larsen

  • Portnet spokesperson Ms Lize Hayward said the 6 000-car roll on-roll off (ro-ro) vessel was built by Korean-firm Daewoo

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The board of WWASA recognises the positive underlying development in the car and ro-ro market.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Richard Lacey, chairman of the harbour commissioners, said: 'The last major investment was the early' 80s when we put in the two ro-ro berths and formed the port as we know it.

    YBW News

  • Planning permission is already being sought for an £800,000, 55-berth mini-marina at the unused third ro-ro berth to be up and running by next February, which Mr Stewart said 'would enable Poole to attract a lot more vessels in time for the

    YBW News

  • Trading S.A., established in 1970, currently manages a diverse fleet of approximately 85 vessels (tankers, containers, bulk carriers, LNG and ro-ro).

    Marine Log News

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  • Gently down the stream?

    August 25, 2009

  • Also known as ro-ro-ro, or 'Roll-on Roll-off Roll-over'.

    August 25, 2009

  • "Roll-on Roll-off," a method of cargo transfer between vessel and shore in which cargo is driven on/off using a forklift, prime mover/trailer combinations, or other similar vehicles.

    August 25, 2009