Stowage is the placement of cargo into a hold, compartment, or on a deck of a ship in such a way as to prevent damage from load shifts while the ship is underway.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Stowage
- The act or method of stowing; as, the stowage of provisions in a vessel.
- Room in which things may be stowed.
- The state of being stowed, or put away.
- Things stowed or packed.
- Money paid for stowing goods.
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