containership

[kuhn-tey-ner-ship]
noun
a usually large ship built to transport containerized cargo.
Also, container ship.
Compare break-bulk ( def 2 ).


Origin:
container + ship

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containership

noun
a cargo ship designed to hold containerized cargoes; "the weight of the documentation of all the consignments on board a contemporary container ship can exceed 90 pounds" [syn: container ship
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Increased containership traffic and activity at ports adds to traffic congestion around the ports, affecting landside access.
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