Definition of "lighterage"
  1. The process of transporting goods by a flat-bottomed boat (lighter) and the fee associated with this service
How to use "lighterage" in a sentence
  1. The company agreed to cover lighterage costs to get the goods across the river.
  2. Due to logistic challenges, they had to resort to lighterage for safe transportation.
  3. It's hard to calculate the exact lighterage fee without knowing the weight and nature of the goods.

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