RoRo shipping method

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Roll-on Roll-off popularly known as RoRo is a method by which vehicles and machinery are loaded and unloaded of heavy cargoes. This is the most common, efficient and least expensive shipping method. RoRo shipping method is used to carry cargos that are driven on and off the ship. This is in contrast to LoLo (Lift-on, Lift-off) vessels, which use a crane to load and unload cargo. Generally used vehicles from Japan are driven directly onto the RoRo vessel and secured to the car decks. They are kept securely inside the vessel. Only spare tires and factory fitted accessories are allowed. For vehicle transportation, this method is the simplest and cheapest. This shipping method is usually the safest and least expensive way for transportation of oversized cargo.
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Container Shipment Method

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With every passing day, the popularity of Japanese used vehicles is increasing. Japanese vehicles are famous for their reliability, comfort and durability. Almost every country in the world import used vehicle from Japan. For the vehicle shipment, used vehicle importers or buyers use the shipment method that is suitable for them. One of the most safe and convenient method of vehicle shipment is container shipment.

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Japan’s Shipping Industry

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Japan’s shipping industry witness a great boom during the past few years. The main reason for growth of the shipping industry is popularity of Japanese used vehicles. Regular exportation of used vehicles to many countries helped in the development of the shipping industry.

According to consolidated financial results announced for the year ending March 2004, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) posted record net profits, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line), the largest shipping company in Japan, made substantial gains of more than 200 percent as compared to the previous year. See More…