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ROLL ROLL OFF [2 records]

Record 1 2016-02-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Types of Ships and Boats
DEF

A ship that permits vehicles to roll on and off board and to load and unload cargo by means of mobile support equipment.

Key term(s)
  • roro vessel
  • ro ro vessel
  • roro cargo
  • ro ro cargo
  • roll on roll off ship
  • roll on roll off vessel
  • roll on roll off freighter
  • ro ro
  • roll on roll off

French

Domaine(s)
  • Types de bateaux
DEF

Navire qui permet aux véhicules de rouler à bord et de débarquer de la même manière, ou dont la manutention des marchandises s'effectue par matériel roulant.

OBS

roulier : terme uniformisé par le Groupe de travail de terminologie du soutien au combat.

PHR

Transport par navires rouliers.

Key term(s)
  • navire roro
  • navire ro ro
  • ro ro
  • ro-ro

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Tipos de barcos
DEF

Buque dotado con equipamientos que permiten el embarque y desembarque de vehículos rodados o ferroviarios.

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Record 2 2012-06-15

English

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

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

PHR

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

French

Domaine(s)
  • Transport de marchandises
  • Cargaisons (Transport par eau)
  • Transport militaire
DEF

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

PHR

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

OBS

roulage; manutention horizontale : termes uniformisés par le CN.

Spanish

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

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

OBS

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

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