lighterage


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the fee charged for carrying goods in lighters

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the transportation of goods on a lighter

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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).
Lighterage causeways )^M can be stationary (elevated or floating) or assembled with pontoon sections to ferry equipment directly to shore.
January 20--The LCU 2023 arrived in Port-au-Prince harbor, and after several attempts located a shore landing site, which was later developed into the heavily-used Red Beach 2 lighterage landing point.
The SS Chesapeake was the OPDS tanker, and the auxiliary crane ship SS Flickertail State carried Army lighterage and the ELCAS pier components from Norfolk, Virginia, to Camp Pendleton.
It was necessary to provide for storage, command and control, defense and security (ashore as well as in the harbor), Public Works shops to maintain and repair what was soon to be a huge population of 850 pieces of transportation equipment and 250 pieces of MHE, small boat repair facilities for 30 yard and service craft and 85 pieces of lighterage such as LCUs, LCM-8s, hundreds of pieces of electronic gear for what was to become a major communication facility, berthing and messing and other personnel support services for what was soon to be NAVSUPPACT's 7,800 military population.
The 28 March 2008 edition of Rhumb Lines, a weekly Navy Office of Information e-mail circular for senior Navy leadership, reported the impact of such additional sea-base platforms as the Improved Navy Lighterage System, a redesigned floating-dock system originally used during World War II, in its first operational deployment.
Summary: ALGIERS - The terms and conditions ruling port activities including towing, handling and lighterage were amended by an executive decree issued in the latest official gazette.
A huge turn-table and crane assisted in unloading large containers from small ships called lighterage and loading trucks, which moved the containers to the shore.
85) See Wilson v Darling Island Stevedoring & Lighterage Co Ltd (1956) 95 CLR 43; Coulls v Bagot's Executor & Trustee Co Ltd (1967) 119 CLR 460.
Built in 1913 at Montrose, Kerne (which means Gaelic footsoldier) was retired by the Liverpool Lighterage Co in 1970 and saved from scrap by the North Western Steamship Co, formed by enthusiasts for the task.
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.
Rolling stock was moved to the roll-on/roll-off discharge facility and Navy lighterage.