Taking cargo from one ship and loading it on to another. Often done at a transhipment hub - a port capable of accommodating a large ship, from which it is loaded on to smaller vessels that can access other nearby ports.
trailer suction hopper dredger
|Turnbuckle||Tightening elements made up of two threaded rods, a threaded barrel and a lever, usually in the form of a ratchet. Turnbuckles are the preferred tensioning method when securing loads with chains.|
|twist lock||A securing mechanism for securing containers in a vertical direction; twist locks are placed between the containers and fastened in the oblong holes on the container corners.|