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Base Port

Base Ports are major ports that ship lines call on with their large (usually transoceanic) vessels. Also, they are ports from which standard tariff rates apply to those normally serviced directly by members.

What is Base Port?

Base Ports are major ports that ship lines call on with their large (usually transoceanic) vessels. Also, they are ports from which standard tariff rates apply to those normally serviced directly by members. Cargo bound for ports within the base port hinterland is transshipped on feeder vessels.

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