Definition of stevedore in English:
A person employed, or a contractor engaged, at a dock to load and unload cargo from ships.
- The group represents importers, exporters, stevedores and ship owners throughout Australia and overseas using Geraldton port.
- Although contractual arrangements are normally between stevedores and ship operators/owners for the supply of stevedoring services, stevedoring demand is best measured in terms of cargo volume than numbers of ships serviced.
- Mariners and merchants made money managing the trade, carters and stevedores stowed staples on ships, and coopers created barrels to contain flour bound for the sea.
Definition of stevedore in:
- British & World English dictionary
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