21 October 2012

Does the expression RO-RO sound difficult for you? Read here to find out more. RO-RO comes from the words roll-on/roll-off. It means a vessel that is specialized for transporting wheeled cargo such as cars, busses, trailers, tractors, railroad cars, etc, which are driven on and off the ship on their own wheels. Such vessels have a  built-in ramp to allow the cargo to be rolled on or rolled off. The decks of RO-RO-vessels are measured in units of “lanes in metres (LIMs)”. In order to move the cargo liftable […]

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