Towage vs Boatage - What's the difference?

towage | boatage | coordinate terms |

Towage is a coordinate term of boatage.


As nouns the difference between towage and boatage

is that towage is the act of towing while boatage is the total capacity of boats, as of lifeboats on a ship.

towage

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of towing
  • A charge for towing
  • boatage

    English

    Noun

  • The total capacity of boats, as of lifeboats on a ship.
  • Conveyance by boat.
  • A charge for transporting goods by boat.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (fee for boat transport) anchorage, ballastage, beaconage, cartage, cranage, demurrage, moorage, pilotage, porterage, shippage, shorage, sledage, tonnage, towage, wharfage (Webster 1913)