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Question 1: Currently, the Cruise Capital of the World is the Port of Miami, ________, closely followed behind by Port Everglades, Florida and the Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
New JerseyFloridaNorth CarolinaMassachusetts

Question 2: For details on all North American ports, see the ________.
LouisianaMichiganList of North American portsPort authority

Question 3: Ports often have cargo-handling equipment, such as cranes (operated by longshoremen) and ________ for use in loading ships, which may be provided by private interests or public bodies.
Internal combustion engineGasolineCompressed natural gasForklift truck

Question 4: Harbour pilots and ________ may maneuver large ships in tight quarters when near docks.
Bulk carrierFerryOil tankerTugboat

Question 5: Ports, see the ________.
List of North American portsSacramento, CaliforniaList of ports in the United StatesOlympia, Washington

Question 6: Also in the United Kingdom, ________, the River Thames was once an important international port, but changes in shipping methods, such as the use of containers and larger ships, put it at a disadvantage.

Question 7: Additionally, the individual cargo ports are divided into different operating terminals which handle the different cargoes, and are operated by different companies, also known as terminal operators or ________.
AffreightmentAdmiralty lawInternational Maritime OrganizationStevedore

Question 8: Ports with international traffic have ________ facilities.

Question 9: Some ports feature ________, which allow ships further movement inland.
Lock (water transport)InfrastructureCanalLevee

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