lighter aboard ship

(LASH) small barges for carrying cargo between ship and shore

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  • Lighter aboard ship — The lighter aboard ship (LASH) system refers to the practice of loading barges (lighters) aboard a larger vessel for transport. It was developed in response to a need to transport lighters, a type of unpowered barge, between inland waterways… …   Wikipedia

  • Lighter Aboard Ship — LASH Carrier Rhine Forest ex. Bilderdijk in Rotterdam, Schwesterschiff der München Die Bezeichnung LASH (Lighter Aboard Ship) steht für ein System, bei dem beladene Leichter auf hochseetüchtigen Schiffen transportiert werden. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • aboard ship — See lighter aboard ship …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Ship transport — Water transport redirects here. For the transportation of water, see Water transportation. Harbour cranes unload cargo from a container ship at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Navi Mumbai, India …   Wikipedia

  • Lighter (barge) — For other uses, see Lighter (disambiguation) .A lighter is a type of flat bottomed barge used to transfer goods to and from moored ships. Lighters were traditionally unpowered and were moved and steered using long oars called sweeps , with their… …   Wikipedia

  • ship — See aboard ship container ship dry cargo ship dual purpose ship flush deck ship great Lakes ship lighter aboard ship multipurpose ship OBO ship …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • lighter — lighter1 /luy teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that lights or ignites. 2. a mechanical device used in lighting cigarettes, cigars, or pipes for smoking. [1545 55; LIGHT1 + ER1] lighter2 /luy teuhr/, n. 1. a large, open, flat bottomed barge, used… …   Universalium

  • aboard — See lighter aboard ship …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ship — shipless, adj. shiplessly, adv. /ship/, n., v., shipped, shipping. n. 1. a vessel, esp. a large oceangoing one propelled by sails or engines. 2. Naut. a. a sailing vessel square rigged on all of three or more masts, having jibs, staysails, and a… …   Universalium

  • Ship of the line — A ship of the line was a type of naval warship constructed from the 17th century through the mid 19th century, to take part in the the naval tactic known as the line of battle, in which two columns of opposing warships would manoeuvre to bring… …   Wikipedia

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