port of embarkation


port of embarkation
porto de embarque

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • port of embarkation — The geographic point in a routing scheme from which cargo or personnel depart. This may be a seaport or aerial port from which personnel and equipment flow to a port of debarkation; for unit and nonunit requirements, it may or may not coincide… …   Military dictionary

  • port of embarkation — n. point of departure (of a ship); place for boarding a ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • New York Port of Embarkation — The New York Port of Embarkation was established in 1917 as the United States entered into World War I. Using seized docking facilities of German passenger and freight steamship lines on the Hudson River, the U.S. Army began moving troops and… …   Wikipedia

  • embarkation — em‧bar‧ka‧tion [ˌembɑːˈkeɪʆn ǁ bɑːr ] noun [uncountable] TRAVEL when passengers get on a ship or plane: • Embarkation will take place at 17.00 hours. * * * embark UK US /ɪmˈbɑːk/ verb ► [I] to go onto a ship, aircraft, or train: »The flight crew …   Financial and business terms

  • Port Tampa-Interbay (Tampa), Florida — Port Tampa is a neighborhood in the southwesternmost portion within the city limits of Tampa, Florida on the western end of the Interbay Peninsula. Within this neighborhood is Picnic Island Park as well as several public schools including… …   Wikipedia

  • port of debarkation — The geographic point at which cargo or personnel are discharged. This may be a seaport or aerial port of debarkation; for unit requirements; it may or may not coincide with the destination. Also called POD. See also port of embarkation …   Military dictionary

  • Port Walthall — was located on the north bank of the Appomattox River in Chesterfield County, Virginia, a few miles upriver from its confluence with the James River at City Point. In the period before the American Civil War, Port Walthall was a major shipping… …   Wikipedia

  • Port of Málaga — The Port of Málaga is an international seaport located in the city of Málaga in southern Spain, on the Costa del Sol coast of the Mediterranean. It is the oldest continuously operated port in Spain and one of the oldest in the Mediterranean.… …   Wikipedia

  • Port of New Orleans — The Port of New Orleans is a port located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is the 1st in the United States based on volume of cargo handled, second largest in the state after the Port of South Louisiana, and 13th largest in the U.S. based on value… …   Wikipedia

  • Port Wine —    Portugal s most famous wine and leading export takes its name from the city of Oporto or porto, which means port or harbor in Portuguese. Sometimes described as the Englishman s wine, port is only one of the many wines produced in continental… …   Historical dictionary of Portugal

  • Port of Santo Domingo — The Port of Santo Domingo is nestled in a privileged geographic location at the mouth of the marine entrance to the City of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic’s location at the center of the Caribbean is very well suited… …   Wikipedia


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