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GENERAL CARGO SHIP

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French Equivalent: Navire de charge classique

Definition:
Ship designed with holds for the carriage of diverse types and forms of goods.

Context:
This category includes reefer ships, Ro-Ro passenger ships, Ro-Ro container ships, other Ro-Ro cargo ships, general cargo/passenger ships and other multi-purpose ships.

Source Publication:
Glossary for Transport Statistics, prepared by the Intersecretariat Working Group on Transport Statistics – Eurostat, European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

Statistical Theme: Transport statistics

Created on Wednesday, June 19, 2002

Last updated on Monday, April 28, 2003