Meaning of “home port” in the English Dictionary

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"home port" in Business English

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home portnoun [ C ]


the port that a ship returns to after it has finished travelling or transporting goods somewhere:

The trawler returned to its home port after the trip.

the port where a ship is registered (= where its official records are kept):

A vessel's home port is its port of origin, as shown in its registration documents.

(Definition of “home port” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)