secondary port


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secondary port

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ′pȯrt]
(civil engineering)
A port with one or more berths, normally at quays, which can accommodate oceangoing ships for discharge.
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Once the tree is secured, the saw circuit is activated with the secondary port diverted to tank, delivering the full torque of 10.5 cu.in./rev to insure fast blade acceleration.
In the event of a failure in the copper or fiber connection, a fully redundant data line is available on the secondary port.
Shipping lines found themselves with a surfeit of empty containers on the Eastern African seaboard, and these began to appear in Dar es Salaam and in the secondary port of Tanga, where they would be stuffed with Tanzania's exports of tea, coffee, cotton and sisal.
PortMiami, a global secondary port of call in terms of cargo and a leading cruise port, benefits from stable revenue streams derived from diversified business lines (with cruise operations and cargo representing approximately 53% and 19% of total revenues respectively).
Tees and Hartlepool is a secondary port of call on a single site exposed to customer and industry concentration.
As a secondary port of call, the district faces competition from larger west coast seaports, and maritime operations are moderately reliant on particular tenants and certain types of cargo.
Exposure to Cargo Volume for Commodities (Revenue Risk - Volume: Weaker): The Port of Paita is a secondary port of call with considerable concentration in cargo types, business lines, and customers.
The ratings reflect the business profile of a secondary port of call exposed to cargo concentration and competition.
DeloPorts is a secondary port of a call with business segment concentration.
The 'A-'rating reflects the port's position as a secondary port of call with an elevated concentration of commodity cargo.
NamPort's facilities serve as a secondary port of call for the region, with some regional competition, though NamPort has competitive services, efficiency and strong links to the hinterland.
The rating reflects the ASPA's position as a secondary port of call with exposure to volatile commodities, offset by the port's moderate ability to modify rates and contracts.