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

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Celestyal Cruise Lines choosing Dubai as its home port in the region is yet another instance of the collective approach of tourism, airlines and port authority leading to a compelling tourist proposition.
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.
The giant nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was first launched in March 2001 and the home port of the ship was NAS North Island Coronado, California.
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.
The ship, which has a crew of about 750, sailed from its home port of Portsmouth Naval Base heading up the west coast of the UK before visiting Clyde Naval Base in Scotland and back down to Newcastle.
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.
The 964ft-long vessel, whose home port will be Southampton, will be able to accommodate more than 2,000 passengers and will have art deco features similar to those in the original 1930s Queen Elizabeth liner.
No one was hurt but HMS Vanguard had to limp back to its home port of Faslane.
warship passed through the Taiwan Strait on its way back to its home port in Japan last week, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday.
In spite of a tearful goodbye to my husband, Mark, and our baby boy, Teddy; Rex and I had sheer fun from the moment we boarded the Bahamas-bound Norwegian Dawn at our home port in New York City.