Recent trends have shown an increase in the use of ro-ro techniques in vessels of increasing size, particularly cargo only and vehicle carrier types. Descriptions of the types of vessels used are provided. Advantages of the system are discussed and the increased use of the system in the Middle East is analyzed. The need for vessels to carry their own unloading equipment is noted.

  • Corporate Authors:

    IPC Business Press Limited

    33-39 Bowling Green Lane
    London EC19 1AH,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1976-12-31

Media Info

  • Pagination: 3 p.
  • Serial:
    • Marine Week
    • Volume: 3
    • Publisher: IPC Business Press Limited

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00149563
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: IPC Business Press Limited
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 13 1977 12:00AM