Definition of berthing in English:

berthing

Line breaks: berth|ing
Pronunciation: /bɜːθɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
Accommodation for ships in berths: there were more than 12 miles of berthing
More example sentences
  • The division is now operating on the 800-acre marine terminal at Jacksonville, which has a mile of continuous berthing and is one of the largest terminals on the east coast.
  • For ordinary boaters who just enjoyed a quiet cruise, moorage space at other marinas and clubs was not available for some years into the future, including dry berthing.
  • ‘We need a spacious place for passenger vessels to dock instead of the current crowded berthing place, which also plays host to a fish auction,’ he said.

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