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Several great cities used to have important docks. These developed in the days when most trade with other countries was by sea. Now there are important container ports.


A port where container ships unload and load. The ships carry their goods in large, box-shaped metal containers and the port has special cranes to load and unload these. You can sometimes see these containers on lorries being driven to or from the ports.

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