supplying ship

supplying ship

The ship in a replenishment unit that provides the personnel and/or supplies to be transferred.
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The Belgian ship, Lowlands Prosperity,was docked late yesterday at the Caofeidian port, a steelmaking and energy base in northeastern Hebei province, near Beijing, when a Chinese oil supplying ship hit the vessel's stern.
The 90-year-old company has been supplying ships as long as it has been trading and is now benefiting from increasing demand from the strong offshore and renewable energy sectors.
Summary: DUBAI -- Fujairah Seventh International Bunkering and Fuel Oil Forum (FUJCON) 2011 concluded here on Wednesday, after discussing many issues related to re-fueling vessels, as important topic since Fujairah, with its strategic location is one of the biggest three leading sites besides Singapore and Rotterdam in terms of supplying ships with fuel.