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Being a vessel that is made or used for ocean voyages.


or o′cean-go`ing,

1. (of a ship) designed and equipped to travel on the open sea.
2. noting or pertaining to sea transportation: oceangoing traffic.
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Adj.1.oceangoing - used on the high seas; "seafaring vessels"
marine - relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea
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If the scientific evidence is there, then surely it does not matter if you are a billionaire with your oceangoing yacht, there is no escape from this armageddon!
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The country's first oceangoing ship named "Iran-Arak", which weighs over 7000 tons and is able to carry over 30,000 tons of cargo or 2,200 TEU, was launched in 2009.
In either case, they still would have been the greatest ocean-going vessels of their age, much larger than European oceangoing vessels of the 15th and 16th centuries, when the Spanish and Portuguese began to span the globe.
The second of four Holland class oceangoing patrol vessels, the Zeeland, set underway for her sea acceptance trials on 31 August.
Deputy director of Iran Shipbuilding and Offshore Industries Complex Company(ISOICO) for executive affairs, Mohammad Shafii-Rudsari said that Iran's third home-made oceangoing ship named 'Iran Kashan' launched in the southern waters of the country.
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study has suggested that rising levels of smokestack emissions from oceangoing ships will cause an estimated 87,000 deaths worldwide each year by 2012, which is almost one-third higher than previously believed.