Keywords related to water transportation:
Oceanic Shipping: Shipping taking place in the oceans.
Coastal Shipping: Shipping taking place along the coast line.
Inland Water Transport: Water transport along rivers, canals, backwaters and bays.
Port: A facility where ships can berth and handle cargo and passengers.
Harbour: A place where ships can be moored and sheltered from the wind and waves.
Dock: An enclosure for the reception of ships.
Dry Dock: A dock which can be rendered dry for repair of ships.
Jetty: A structure projecting into the sea from the shore.
Wharf: A continuous structure like a retaining wall along a shore line to allow ships to berth.
Transit Shed: A shed for temporarily storing cargo discharged from ships and cargo received for loading to ships.
Warehouse: A shed for storing cargo for longer period.
Entrance Channel: A channel for ships to enter a sheltered harbour.
Turning Basin: An area where ships can turn.
Breakwater: Artificial structure constructed in the sea to protect ships from the effect of waves and storms.
Lock Entrance: An entrance to a dock with facilitating for closing and opening gates at either end.
Dock Wall: A retaining wall at the edge of a dock.