Port FAQs:


Q: Is port a location on a coast or shore containing one or more harbors where ships can dock and transfer people or cargo to or from land?

A: Yes.

Q: Is port an inland intermodal terminal directly connected by road or rail to a seaport and operating as a centre for the transshipment of sea cargo to inland destinations?

A: Yes.

Q: Is port used for river traffic?

A: Yes, such as barges and other shallow-draft vessels.

Q: Is port a?

A: Yes, Ports with international traffic have customs facilities.

Q: Is port the port where cruise-ship passengers board to start their cruise and disembark the cruise ship at the end of their cruise?

A: Yes.

Q: Are ports very specific as to what cargo they handle?

A: Yes.

Q: Are ports divided into different operating terminals which handle the different cargoes?

A: Yes, and are operated by different companies, also known as terminal operators or stevedores.

Q: Is port the only port that depends on an ocean product?

A: Yes, and depletion of fish may cause a fishing port to be uneconomical.

Q: Are ports known as the "bulk" or "break bulk ports"?

A: Yes, Those ports that handle containerized cargo are known as container ports.

Q: Is port one where the water does not freeze in wintertime?

A: Yes.

Q: Is port a port or harbor for landing and distributing fish?

A: Yes.

Q: Is port a port on a navigable lake?

A: Yes, and river , or canal with access to a sea or ocean, which therefore allows a ship to sail from the ocean inland to the port to load or unload its cargo.