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Feeder Service

Feeder service is the transport service whereby loaded or empty containers in a regional area are transferred to a “mother ship” for a long-haul ocean voyage.

What is Feeder Service?

Feeder service is the transport service whereby loaded or empty containers in a regional area are transferred to a “mother ship” for a long-haul ocean voyage. When a liner operator provides carriage of goods by sea from major ports, he may not be able to call in at smaller, less busy ports to pick up or drop cargo.

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