a ship for carrying bulk cargoes of liquids; tanker.

tank + -ship

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Self-propelled tank vessel means a self-propelled tank vessel other than a tankship.
Tankship means a tank vessel propelled by mechanical power or sail.
Ballasting operations means the introduction of ballast water into a cargo tank of a tankship or oceangoing barge.
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