lighterage


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lighterage

[′līd·ə·rij]
(industrial engineering)
Loading or unloading ships by means of a lighter.
The fee charged for this operation.
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The Johnson Lighterage Company, while it may not be strictly a common carrier[,] ...
In 2003 Marinette Marine was awarded a fixed-price contract for the production of the Improved Navy Lighterage System (INLS).
In the JLOTS scenario, the lighterage causeway can measure up to 3000 feet.
Coast Guard team off the Coast Guard Cutter Oak, managing scheduling and berthing; elements of the 7th Sustainment Brigade Lighterage Control Center; a company of 82nd Airborne Soldiers providing port security; Naval Divers and various other segmented elements of our services.
These included legacy Army and Navy lighterage, the improved Navy lighterage system (INLS), Army and Navy landing craft utility, lighter amphibious resupply cargo amphibians, tugs, utility boats, and a large logistics support vessel.
It must be emphasized that offloading at DaNang for the first year was all by lighterage as there were no deep draft piers.
The "clean up" resulted in the eviction of Chinese businesses and lightermen along the riverfront in the late 1970s; the government could push through the campaign because of the reduced importance of the lighterage industry in Singapore's industrial economy.
Sutherland wrote that incidental costs had been incurred for 'extra lighterage, extra tugs, extra expenses from transhipping and coaling, Health Office expenses, and when the crew are landed to perform quarantine, for labour in moving the ship, etc'.
It also moved to cancel overtime work, the main source of income for the dockworkers, and sought to further override the go-slow by contracting private lighterage companies for its operations.
893 (1937) (expenditure incurred to construct a publicly owned breakwater for the purpose of increasing taxpayer's freight lighterage operation).
Pursuant to a short bill of lading, the carrier's responsibility was solely to arrange for the lighterage. Id.
a) port services to vessels engaged in internal navigation operations, such as towing barges, anchorage and lighterage,