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Site for refueling and repairing ships, loading and unloading cargo and embarking and disembarking passengers.
harbor bulk terminal customs house parking lot office building road transport container terminal bridge terminal railway oil terminal tanker ferryboat passenger terminal lighthouse cold shed container ship ramp container-loading bridge dock floating crane grain terminal canal lock dry dock dock crane wharf transit shed gate silos

bulk terminal click to hear

Area with installations and equipment to store, sort and handle bulk items, such as ore and coal.

customs house click to hear

Structure where inspection and legal operations related to imported and exported cargo are carried out.

parking lot click to hear

Area for parking vehicles.

office building click to hear

Structure where personnel who administer the port work.

road transport click to hear

Transportation of cargo by truck on public roads.

container terminal click to hear

Area with installations and equipment to store, sort and handle containers.

bridge click to hear

Structure consisting of a girder and posts that rolls along tracks moving containers.

terminal railway click to hear

Railroad tracks leading onto a wharf for transshipping containers from a ship to a car or vice versa.

oil terminal click to hear

Area with installations and equipment to store petroleum products and load them into tankers.

tanker click to hear

Ship with large reservoirs for transporting liquid petroleum products.

ferryboat click to hear

Shuttle boat for carrying vehicles with their cargo and passengers.

passenger terminal click to hear

Structures and facilities where passengers embark and disembark ships.

lighthouse click to hear

Tower with a powerful lamp at the top for guiding ships.

cold shed click to hear

Insulated refrigerated structure for storing perishable foodstuffs.

container ship click to hear

Ship that is designed for transporting cargo in containers in its hold and on its deck.

ramp click to hear

Slope leading from the wharf to the level of the water.

container-loading bridge click to hear

Cantilevered gantry crane along the quay for loading and unloading containers.

dock click to hear

Enclosed basin where ships take on and unload cargo.

floating crane click to hear

Dock crane that is mounted on a floating movable platform and often used for carrying heavy cargo.

grain terminal click to hear

Area with installations and equipment for storing, sorting and handling grain.

canal lock click to hear

Structure with a lock-chamber that can be filled with water or emptied to raise or lower a ship from one water level to another.

dry dock click to hear

Dock where water is pumped out so that a ship’s hull can be repaired, cleaned or painted.

dock crane click to hear

Crane that rolls along rails the length of the wharf and uses a moving arm to load and unload cargo in forms such as container, bulk and break bulk.

wharf click to hear

Structure for docking ships so that passengers can embark and disembark and cargo can be loaded and unloaded.

transit shed click to hear

Warehouse located near the wharf for temporarily storing cargo.

gate click to hear

Waterproof device that closes a dock.

silos click to hear

Very large, usually cylindrical, reservoirs for storing products in bulk, especially grain.