The office of a shipping agent or shipping master.
- After scrambling onto a lifeboat she made her way to the White Star Line shipping offices which owned the Titanic.
- ‘It's absolutely vital that I make my connection at Place X,’ he would decree from time to time, usually to the manager of a sweaty shipping office.
- After working for ten years as a clerk in a shipping office and a book-keeper in an accountancy firm, he entered Coventry Drama School in 1971.
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