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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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To improve fire safety in daily operations, Tosseviken recommends: "Owners and operators should have a clear policy on what cargo and operations they accept in Ro-Ro spaces.
The Ro-Ro and Ro-Pax type ferries, such as Berkarar, will play an important role in building the integrated sea-land transportation capacity of Turkmenistan.
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.
1) Ro-Ro refers to the fact that vehicles are driven on and off the ship on their own wheels
Ro-Ro cargo is a term for roll-on roll-off cargo which is driven on and off the vessel.
Norfolkline was founded in 1961 as a logistics company in Holland and in 1969 entered into ro-ro shipping with one vessel.
said Thursday it will spin off its warehousing and ro-ro ship leasing business into a new wholly owned company on Oct.
The consignment was shipped onboard OTAL's ro-ro container vessel, Kinrampo, from Teesport in north east England.
The Ro-Ro case stems from hurricane damage to the insured's property.
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.
In the shipbuilding industry, we are also preparing a support package that would build [a] maritime industrial park along with the promotion of medium- and small-sized vessels, particularly Ro-Ro [roll-on, roll-off ships],' Aldaba said in a speech in a recent business forum.
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.
3 July 2014 - Danish shipping firm DFDS A/S (CPH:DFDS) on Thursday confirmed it is taking part in the sales process for KKR & Co LP's (NYSE:KKR) Turkish ferry arm UN Ro-Ro Isletmeleri AS alongside rival suitors, while denying media speculation that it had put in a bid for the business.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 3, 2014-DFDS confirms participation in UN Ro-Ro sale, denies making bid
NYK, itself, has been active in the shipping industry for 128 years and blends a global Ro-Ro network with state-of-the-art quality control to provide advanced CBU services in regions throughout the world.