steamship line

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.steamship line - a line responsible for the operation of a fleet of steamshipssteamship line - a line responsible for the operation of a fleet of steamships
line - a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
fleet - a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership
References in classic literature ?
And all of them are thralls by virtue of the fact that the trusts already own or control (which is the same thing only better)--own and control all the means of marketing the crops, such as cold storage, railroads, elevators, and steamship lines.
Upon graduation he applied and received a berth with the Grace Steamship Line on its South American run.
As one of che steamship line executives noted at the Forum, if business drops to a certain point, it will no longer be attractive for firms to maintain ships under a US flag.
This report also offers exclusive information not found with other capacity data sets, as it is derived at the individual vessel-voyage level, enabling PIERS to provide estimates of capacity deployed by steamship line when multiple lines are sharing the same vessel-voyage.
Operational characteristics of the stack train allow a steamship line to offer more effective, efficient door-to-door services.
Previously employed by South Seas Steamship Line as New Zealand general manager, he joined Columbus Line in 1998 as national operations manager.
The steamship line thus avoids the return dray and reduces the container's out-of-service time.
Yes, it was a very famous steamship line, but not for the Titanic - in fact, that company's most famous ship was named the "Tashmoo" and traveled only on the Great Lakes.
Although there was no specific confirmation, at least one major steamship line has approached re-routing to include the San Francisco stop since its designation as an exchange point.
The company helps more than 6,000 users at over 50 terminals serving virtually every major steamship line run their operations more efficiently and profitably.
Mainsail Online: Mainsail Online provides enhanced, instantaneous communication by giving BCT's steamship line customers and partners access to selected terminal data via an easy-to-use, intuitive Web interface.
ATS terminated Campbell last year after he joined a picket line to demonstrate solidarity for members of the International Longshoremen's Association on strike against Evergreen, the Chinese-owned steamship line.