Roll-on/roll-off system

The modern cargo handling technique first introduced in 1950s. Cargo is literally rolled on board ro-ro ships. Rolling stock is ready for delivery upon arrival at the discharge port, and loading, stowing, and discharge operations are simplified. This method is used on board many ships such as ro-ro freight ferries, multipurpose ro-ro carrierscar carriers, rail/vehicle ferries and car/passenger ferries.

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