Definition of container port in English:

container port

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  • A port which specializes in handling goods transported in containers.
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    • The port is a container port to offload freight from ships too big to navigate the canal.
    • Felixstowe in Suffolk had become a specialist container port with excellent road links.
    • The Bathside Bay development centres on a new container port at Harwich, adjacent to the existing roll-on-roll-off port, which will have a capacity of 1.7 million containers each year.

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