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shipload in Transport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshiploadship‧load /ˈʃɪpləʊd $ -loʊd/ noun [countable]  TTAMOUNTthe amount of goods or people a ship can carryshipload of Several shiploads of grain arrived in the harbor that day.
Examples from the Corpus
shiploadThey used to swap aluminium ore for shiploads of them imported from the Soviet Union.shipload ofSeveral shiploads of grain arrived in the harbor that day.