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March 11, 2011 - 06:05:54 pm

Bulk cargo: Loose cargo (dry or liquid) that is loaded (shoveled, scooped, forked, mechanically conveyed or pumped) in volume...

February 27, 2011 - 07:50:25 pm

FENDER PILES: The wooden or plastic pilings on the outer edge of the wharf function like the fenders on a car. They are there...

February 21, 2011 - 01:36:37 pm

Berth: (verb) To bring a ship to a berth. (noun) The wharf space at which a ship docks. A wharf may have two or three berths,...

February 20, 2011 - 03:37:19 pm

DUNNAGE: Wood or other material used in stowing ship cargo to prevent its movement.FENDER PILES: The wooden or plastic pilings...

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