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Record 1 2012-06-15


Subject field(s)
  • Transport of Goods
  • Cargo (Water Transport)
  • Military Transportation

System of loading and discharging a ship whereby cargo loaded onto trailers or onto vehicles is driven on and off ramps.


Roll-on/roll-off berth, car carrier, cargo, container ship, load, method of transport, service, service charges, terminal, unit.

Key term(s)
  • roll on/roll off
  • ro-ro
  • roll on roll off
  • roll on roll off system


  • Transport de marchandises
  • Cargaisons (Transport par eau)
  • Transport militaire

Technique de chargement ou de déchargement des navires par rampes d'accès qu'empruntent tous engins sur roues, automoteurs, tractés ou poussés.


Cargaison, charge, frais pour marchandises, unité de roulage.


roulage; manutention horizontale : termes uniformisés par le CN.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Transporte de mercancías
  • Cargamento (Transporte por agua)
  • Transporte militar

Sistema empleado para embarcar y desembarcar mercancías de un buque, utilizando una rampa y un vehículo con ruedas.


transbordo rodado de carga: Término utilizado por la Asociación Mundial de la Carretera.

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