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tow·age

 (tō′ĭj)
n.
1. The act or service of towing.
2. A charge for towing.

towage

(ˈtəʊɪdʒ)
n
1. (Commerce) a charge made for towing
2. the act of towing or the state of being towed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.towage - the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or ropetowage - the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope; "the truck gave him a tow to the garage"
haul, haulage, draw - the act of drawing or hauling something; "the haul up the hill went very slowly"
Translations

towage

[ˈtəʊɪdʒ] N (= act) → remolque m; (= fee) → derechos mpl de remolque

towage

n
(of ships)Bugsieren nt, → Schleppen nt; (of cars)Abschleppen nt
(= fee, for ships) → Schlepp- or Bugsiergebühr f; (for cars) → Abschleppgebühr f; towage charges (for ships) → Schlepp- or Bugsiergebühren pl; (for cars) → Abschleppgebühren pl, → Abschleppkosten pl
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He was sure to get his own extortionate terms out of me for towage whether he frowned or smiled.
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PSA Marine Qalhat, a joint venture between Singapore-headquartered PSA Marine and Oman-based Golden Dunes International (GDI), has won a 10-year contract to provide towage services at the marine terminal of Oman LNG in the Sur area of the sultanate.
Under a license agreement signed with the Cyprus Ports Authority (CPA), whereby CPA receives fees, VTS will be providing marine services to the terminal including pilotage, towage, mooring and sludge collection services.
Qatar-based marine company Nakilat has celebrated the delivery of two 16-metre mooring boats built by shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) for towage operator Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller (NSW).
2009 THE OWNER STOPPED PUMPING GAS AND CONCENTRATED ON REPAIRS SERVICING AND TOWAGE TO INCREASE PROFITABILITY.
Wilson Sons posted record revenues in the Towage, Offshore Vessels and Shipyard businesses, and Net Income for the Company grew by 28%, to USD 48.
ADPC Marine Services' harbour towage offering will provide safe, reliable and efficient marine services on both arrival and departures into and from Abu Dhabi's ports.
The HMS Plymouth Society claimed no export licence has been applied for the towage and the warship is not UK registered, which is legally required for transfer to a port abroad.
Towage is a very specialist area of maritime expertise.
Tommy Proctor, a former towage industry worker, also gave a talk about shipbuilding in the North East.
The cases are presented along with textual commentary in chapters devoted to admiralty jurisdiction, conceptual structure, and practice; personal injury, death, and tortuous harm to property; carriage of goods; collision; towage and pilotage; general average; salvage; maritime liens and ship mortgages; limitation of liability; marine insurance; sovereign immunity; and forum shopping.