sea lane

NOUN
  1. a lane at sea that is a regularly used route for vessels
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How To Use sea lane In A Sentence

  • Freighters, tankers and a modern fishing fleet trafficked the old sea lanes.
  • The major trade routes were sea lanes round England.
  • Gunboats patrolled the sea lanes and the skies were covered by fighter jets launched from an aircraft carrier in the Atlantic.
  • Grenada lay athwart vital US sea lanes, thus threatening all transatlantic trade.
  • Some pathologies, notably piracy in the surrounding sea lanes, have got worse. Times, Sunday Times
  • Sometimes called the Northeast Passage, the circumpolar route is a network of sea lanes across the top of continental Eurasia which crosses Russian waters from the Kara Gate to the Bering Strait and trims some 4,000 nautical miles off southern routes. Reuters: Press Release
  • In a nutshell, for the past two centuries, the international system of diplomacy has centered around the efforts by the Anglosphere to maintain a thalassocracy, a control of the world's sea lanes, so as to facilitate free markets and the rising prosperity fostered by capitalism. Latest Articles
  • With supertankers carrying tens of millions of barrels of oil each day through sea lanes in the area, the task force runs continuing exercises to practice safeguarding them.
  • Navy destroyers and corvettes patrolled the sea lanes and pursued enemy craft that aircraft could not engage.
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