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a method of transport (as a ferry or train or plane) that vehicles roll onto at the beginning and roll off of at the destination

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NYK is a proven leader in operating auto terminals worldwide and has an extensive fleet of Ro-Ro ships offering regular sailings to and from major ports around the globe.
Reconstruction of port ramp of existing railroad ferry terminal Ro-Ro.
Turkey also runs an alternative Ro-Ro Line between yskenderun and the Israeli port of Haifa to transport its exports to countries on the Arabian Peninsula and Jordan.
Under the MoU, co-operation in Ro-Ro and transport between the ports of Mersin and Alexandria now enables Turkish trucks to travel to third countries by way of Egypt.
Ro-Ro cargo is a term for roll-on roll-off cargo which is driven on and off the vessel.
said Thursday it will spin off its warehousing and ro-ro ship leasing business into a new wholly owned company on Oct.
Since the venture began in 1989, Damex has built tugboats, barges, hulls and 72-meter-long Ro-Ro vessels, in addition to providing other services; its chief foreign clients are Curacao, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico and South Africa.
BRITAIN'S MoD has struck a private finance deal with a shipping company to provide a unique fleet of RO-RO (roll on-roll off) military supply ships.
They are variations on the ro-ro vessel where vehicles are driven on board ship.
The fleet enhancement is part of a multi-phase program commenced in 2003 that provides Matson's auto customers two essential service features: frequency of service and ro-ro capacity.
Project details: Realization of a new Ro-Ro terminal in the Noghere valley area with a working draught of no less than 12 meters for berthing RO-RO vessels and a total surface of 430.
However, in October 2014, Egypt announced that it had decided not to renew the Ro-Ro agreement with Turkey, citing worsening relations between the countries.
March 18 2012 (TUR) -- Turkey's deputy prime minister said on Sunday that Turkey and Egypt were about to sign an agreement on launching ro-ro services.
Summary: JEDDAH: Jolly Diamante, Italian group Ignazio Messina's biggest ro-ro or roll on/roll off container vessel in the world, has just reached Jeddah's Islamic Port with a cargo of 163 vehicles and 524 containers carrying sugar, fruit juices, rice, bitumen, tiles, marble and various machinery.
The largest cargo increase was recorded with ro-ro cargo thanks to the launch of the Liepaja-Luebeck ferry route in November 2008.