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A ship that is carrying cargo or goods.

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What is a Laden?

In the context of shipping, a laden refers to a vessel that is carrying cargo or is fully loaded with cargo. The term is often used to describe a ship that is carrying a full load of cargo, indicating that it is operating at full capacity. The opposite of a laden ship is a ballast ship, which is a vessel that is empty or partially loaded and is used for stability during transit. 

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