Wharfage vs Boatage - What's the difference?
| coordinate terms
Wharfage is a coordinate term of boatage.
As nouns the difference between wharfage and boatage
is that wharfage
is a dock; quay; or pier while boatage
is the total capacity of boats, as of lifeboats on a ship.
A dock; quay; or pier
A fee charged for using a wharf.
*1895 , John Houston Merrill,
The American and English Encyclopedia of Law , p. 100.
*:If the owner of goods deposited at a wharf sells them, and gives notice to the wharfinger of such sale, on tendering the wharfage' then due, he is discharged from liability for future ' wharfage .
* (wharf usage fee) shorage, demurrage, cranage, tonnage, shippage
The total capacity of boats, as of lifeboats on a ship.
Conveyance by boat.
A charge for transporting goods by boat.
* (fee for boat transport
) anchorage, ballastage, beaconage, cartage, cranage, demurrage, moorage, pilotage, porterage, shippage, shorage, sledage, tonnage, towage, wharfage