Definition: Ro-Ro unit
Wheeled equipment for carrying goods, such as a lorry, trailer or semi-trailer, which can be driven or towed onto a vessel or train.
(Fourth version of the Transport Glossary)
Means wheeled equipment for carrying cargo, such as a truck, trailer or semi-trailer, which can be driven or towed on to a vessel. Port or ships' trailers are included in this definition. Classifications should follow United Nations ECE Recommendation No 21 "Codes for types of cargo, packages and packaging materials" (Source: European Union, Directive 2009/42/EC).
(Third version of the Transport Glossary)
International Transport Forum, Eurostat, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), "Illustrated Glossary for Transport Statistics", 4th Edition, Luxembourg 2009