Type of Ships(1)
Our presentation intends to describe all
types of ships by explaining their characteristic features and
through the use of illustrations. It dwells mainly on troop ships
because they constitute the world's merchant fleet and contribute
largely to world trade and transportation. Below you will find
the classification of ships:
Civil ships This
major group is divided into types and subtypes depending on what
the ship is going to be used for.
- their purpose is to carry freight and passengers
a) freighters (also cargo
ships)- As the name suggests, this category includes ships carrying
both dry (general-cargo and specialized ships) and liquid cargo.
Heavy-cargo ships -
designed to carry cranes, oil drills, machinery for factories
and power stations, equipment for heavy industry and other cargo
weighing 700-1000 t.
Cattleships - as the name
implies, these ships transport cattle.