shipping lane


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shipping lane

[′ship·iŋ ‚lān]
(navigation)
An established route traversed by ocean shipping.
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A spokesman added: "The vessel was also in the middle of the busy shipping lanes at the approaches to Liverpool, and had already travelled some 30 miles from where it was moored.
The Tabnak news agency quoted an unnamed official as saying the missiles were fired to warn the Truman away from a "forbidden zone." But there is no forbidden zone in a shipping lane and warnings to avoid an area are conveyed by bridge-to-bridge radio messages, not by missile fire.
Based on the above measurements of the real vessel or simulator (SimFlex Navigator 2011), a probabilistic shipping lane can be calculated in any specified port area.
It is claimed that all these factors contributed to abnormally high sea levels, which helped dislodge grounded icebergs and send them into the shipping lanes of the North Atlantic.
A workgroup at the Finnish ministry of transport and communications has suggested temporary lower shipping lane charges as a means for the Finnish state to avoid compensation claims.
Mary's River, now classified as a national heritage river, heralding the symbiotic relationship between this vital shipping lane and the city's growth as an industrial centre.
Measuring about 8km in total, the bridge describes a slow curve across the sea; at the same time it rises gradually to a central cable-stayed bridge over the big international shipping lane, Flintrannan, before descending to Lernacken and the Swedish coast.
(The Honduras-flagged tanker sank in a shallow shipping lane near the Abu Dhabi coast on Jan.
A CAR carrier stranded next to a busy shipping lane was grounded deliberately to prevent it from capsizing, its owners said.
Did you know that the Bristol Channel is the most dangerous shipping lane in the world, with a tidal range of almost 15 metres?
If the trailer is loading, the carton is sorted (7) to a shipping lane and loaded into an outbound trailer for shipment (8).