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Record 1 2008-10-09


Subject field(s)
  • Types of Ships and Boats
  • Special Water Transport
  • Containers

The container ro-ro ships are defined by their commitment to containers. This may be expressed in various ways including operation at container terminals and inclusion of some cellular holds in the ship, or a design configuration which allows for particularly efficient container stows.

Key term(s)
  • container roll on-roll off ship
  • container ro ro ship
  • ro ro container ship
  • ro ro container vessel
  • container roll on roll off ship
  • container roll on roll off vessel
  • con ro ship
  • con ro vessel
  • roll on roll off container ship
  • container roll-on/roll-off ship
  • container roll-on/roll-off vessel


  • Types de bateaux
  • Transports par bateaux spéciaux
  • Conteneurs

Navire roulier dont le pont est conçu pour recevoir des conteneurs (chargement en pontée).


porte-conteneurs roulier : terme recommandé par le Centre de traduction et de terminologie juridiques de l'Université de Moncton.


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