Definition of cranage in English:



mass noun
  • 1The use of a crane or cranes.

    as modifier ‘excellent cranage facilities’
    • ‘Expensive new cranage would be required, since the existing cranes were incapable of reaching the unloading rates acceptable for larger ships.’
    • ‘Mr Jefferies said people could be involved in a range of activities including engineering works, cranage, and waste removal.’
    • ‘The crane crew did an evaluation of the powerlines and resolved that they could carry out the cranage without difficulty.’
    • ‘Although the weather conditions were unpleasant, the berth was well sheltered and there was excellent access for all cranage and lorries.’
    • ‘The company has quit the warehousing, cranage and stevedoring industry and there are now seven crane firms operating at the port.’
    1. 1.1 Fees paid for using a crane or cranes.