Sebenico is a steamship station, with an excellent harbour.
A considerable number of important steamship lines call here.
The first steamboat was seen on the Elbe on the 17th of June 1816; in 1826 a regular steam communication was opened with London; and in 1856 the first direct steamship line linked the port with the United States.
Honolulu is served by the Oahu railway, by electric lines to the principal suburbs, and by steamship lines to San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver, Manila, Salina Cruz (Mexico), Victoria, Sydney, and Chinese and Japanese ports.
Of the city of Rio de Janeiro, with which it is connected by a combined railway and steamship line, and also by a longer railway line.