Container ship

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May 28, 2022

Cargo ship - a merchant ship designed to carry cargo. These units can also take passengers up to 12 people. The surface speed of cargo ships is varied and ranges from 25 knots for e.g. cooler ships, container ships, to 15 knots for e.g. bulk carriers. The SOLAS definition is any ship that is not a passenger ship. Cargo ships can be divided into four basic groups depending on the type of cargo carried: dry loads tankers gas carriers multitasking.

See also

Shipping Merchant navy Freight

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