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RO-RO SHIP

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Definition:
Ship arranged for Ro-Ro loading/unloading.

Context:
Ro-Ro is a way of loading/unloading a vessel by the vessel’s doors/ramps by a wheeled means of conveyance. Ro-Ro passenger ship and Ro-Ro container ship are included. Specialized vehicle carriers are excluded from this group but are included under specialised carriers.

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