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.
bookings and indirect economic impacts, like supplying ships.