2: the compensation paid to a licensed ship's pilot
Examples of pilotage in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe pilot house had been torn down and hauled away after the pilots decided to relocate upriver in Venice, marking the end of an era of pilotage.
New York Times, 8 Feb. 2021 After the war, private interests vied to reinvigorate trade by circumventing the river’s silting problem, along with its high pilotage fees.
Richard Campanella, NOLA.com, 1 Jan. 2021
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