Origin of lighterage
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Have they added a lot more lighters to their lighterage fleet?Cappy Ricks Retires
Peter B. Kyne
This lighterage cost two dollars per ton, and had to be paid by the ship.
Lighterage costs $1.25 per short ton, or six cents per cental.
Some were "refund of terminal charges;" some were "lighterage demurrage;" some were allowances for damages.Railroads: Rates and Regulations
William Z. Ripley
- the conveyance or loading and unloading of cargo by means of a lighter
- the charge for this service
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