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seaport

[′sē‚pȯrt]
(civil engineering)
A harbor or town that has facilities for seagoing ships and is active in marine activities.
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Aquino said 110 of the new agents will be tasked to scrutinize cargo entering through the seaports and will work closely with the Bureau of Customs to detect and intercept illegal drugs.
cie Seaports Authority, welcomed participants of the event.
The 15 seaports Levy studied received a total of 43.
The agreement was signed by Shaikh Khaled bin Abdullah bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Seaports and Customs at the Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone; and Rene Berkvens, chief executive officer of Damen Shipyards Group at the HFZA.
The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted Boubshait as saying at the recent Saudi 2010 Naval Forum that the privatization of the seaports would soon be announced.
He said the private sector was currently handling about 70 per cent of work at seaports with three giant terminals at the Jeddah port being run by the private sector.
The market is projected to grow further when novel, high-technology products are introduced that would enhance the speed of cargo screening in seaports," he added.
The most frustrating aspect of international travel or freight shipping and logistics is finding the closest airport or seaport," said Bob Schwieger, Findaport.
While objecting to requirements that biohazard detectors be installed at major seaports by 2007, the White House generally supports the measure.
The selection of a commercial seaport as a Strategic Seaport is based on the types of facilities in the region, the port's capabilities related to military requirements and accessibility by road and rail.
Examining familial, legal, economic, religious, and educational contexts, Crane determines that women in seaports lost ground by the end of the 1700s and had less autonomy and independence than they had at the founding of the colonies.