motor vessel


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motor vessel

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motor ship

n
(Nautical Terms) a ship whose main propulsion system is a diesel or other internal-combustion engine
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Greg Raelson, media officer for US navy, in an e- mailed statement said: " An embarked security team aboard a US navy vessel fired upon a small motor vessel after it disregarded warnings and rapidly approached the US ship.
In this situation you had a small motor vessel that was deliberately approaching and did not respond to any warnings," he added.
According to a US military official a US navy vessel fired upon a small motor vessel on Monday off the coast of Dubai after the motor vessel "disregarded warnings and rapidly approached the US ship.
40 am on December 2, 1966, Evans launched his lifeboat into a Force 10 storm to help a motor vessel with engine trouble, but he soon diverted to assist Nafsiporos.
Next day I was aboard the Motor Vessel King Alfred being hauled by a tug out of Cardiff, bound for Baltimore, USA, to load grain for Bremen, in British-occupied Germany.
The versatility inherent to a carrier strike group allowed for quick coordination with naval and Coast Guard assets from Turkey and India to successfully prevent a pirate attack against the motor vessel Full City," said Rear Adm.
It was only a matter of time before luxury houseboats made their appearance and sure enough, two of the best have made the lake their base-the Oberoi Hotels' Motor Vessel Vrinda and Park Hotels' MV Apsara.
At about 0430 Philippine-flagged motor vessel Bison Express sent a distress call concerning its apparent pursuit by a skiff containing the suspects.
local time, the Indian-flagged Motor Vessel Premdivya sent a distress call to all ships in the area reporting that she had been fired upon by a small skiff, and suspected pirates were attempting to board it.
Together, they helped ensure that 1,127 20-foot equivalent containers were successfully discharged from the motor vessel Black Eagle.
The motor vessel Win Far, fired what appeared to be a large calibre weapon at SH-60B from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 49, embarked aboard USS Chancellorsville.
Somali pirates aboard the motor vessel Win Far fired what appeared to be a large calibre weapon at a US Navy SH-60B helicopter," the statement said.

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