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HOME PORT. The port where the owner of a ship resides; this is a relative term.

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The upcoming 2014-15 cruise season sees Dubai acting as the home port of Costa, Aida and MSC, and when TUI and Royal Caribbean return to their traditional home within the next two seasons, Dubai will once again be the home port of five of the world's leading cruise lines.
Eutelsat Communications (Paris:ETL.PA), an operator of communications satellites, announced on Wednesday that its EUTELSAT 3B satellite has arrived in Long Beach, California, from Toulouse, France and has been transported to the Sea Launch 'Home Port' facility to be prepared for its scheduled launch on 15 April 2014.
Pacific Fleet's destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, the tanker Boris Butoma and the salvage tug Fotiy Krylov will call on the Japanese port on their way to home port in Vladivostok from the United States' Pearl Harbor, where they took part in the international RIMPAC naval exercise.
The giant ship carries 3000 sailors in Bremerton; the ship's new home port. The sailors bring their cars with them which gives a bizarre display on board the deck.
While our "home port" is Portsmouth, last years's AGM/Social was held at Bracklesham Bay on the south coast.
Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Kevin Sheehan announced that Norwegian Cruise Line's new state-of-the-art 4,000 passenger ship, Norwegian Breakaway, will make New York City its year-round home port.
While our 'home port' is Portsmouth, next year's AGM/social we will be at the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool on Saturday, May 12.
Burton have lost just one of their last eight home matches in the FA Cup Arsenal have never lost to lower-league opposition in the 22 ties in which Arsene Wenger has been in charge Leeds are unbeaten in their last three away trips to top-flight opposition in the FA Cup Everton have won only two of their last eight away games in the FA Cup Scunthorpe have lost their last six league games at home Port Vale have failed to win in any of their last 11 away matches in the third round or later of the FA Cup Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their five trips to Coventry's Ricoh Arena, winning four and drawing the other QPR have failed to score in seven of their last nine matches against Blackburn 6/5 John Carew has scored six goals in his last five outings in the FA Cup for Aston Villa
Although our "home port" is Portsmouth, this year's annual meeting and social were away from base at Sand Bay Leisure Resort, Kewstoke, Weston-super- Mare, Somerset.
Diamond Holidays ABTA W0552 QM2 & Queen Victoria Sail out Together From pounds 99.95 for two days 17th August Join thousands of people as they flock to the shores to see these legendary " Queens" of the ocean set sail together from their home port of Southampton.
Lightner is in the running for 2008 Full Service Operator of the Year and is up against Lane Hoss from Anthony's Home Port and Mo Shaw of Ray's Boathouse.
No one was hurt but HMS Vanguard had to limp back to its home port of Faslane.