Translation of seaway in Spanish:

seaway

ruta marítima, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsiːweɪ//ˈsiˌweɪ/

noun

  • 1

    (route)
    ruta marítima feminine
    • In a dangerous combat situation, or even a crowded seaway, this can provide a huge advantage.
    • This was one of the most ambitious threats from Norway and was aiming to establish maritime control over the western seaways.
    • Unfortunately we need two miles of seaway to stop our ship and our rudder is jammed, hence we cannot change course.
    • Columbus set out to find a new seaway to India and he ended up discovering America.
  • 2

    (waterway)
    (para embarcaciones de gran calado) canal masculine
    • Every battle ever fought there was fought over control of the seaway.
    • The St Lawrence seaway, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes after the English Channel, exits around the northern tip of Nova Scotia.
    • After 1903 and improvements to the St. Lawrence waterway, larger ships or ‘canalers’ could navigate the seaway.
    • We put the boat in at Labrador and headed off around Wave Break Island to the actual seaway.
    • Canada is every bit as vulnerable, experts say, at its ports, docks, canals, lakes, and seaways.