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SHIP. This word, in its most enlarged sense, signifies a vessel employed in navigation; for example, the terms the ship's papers, the ship's husband, shipwreck, and the like, are employed whether the vessel referred to be a brig, a sloop, or a three-masted vessel.
     2. In a more confined sense, it means such a vessel with three masts 4 Wash. C. C. Rep. 530; Wesk. Inst. h.t. p. 514 the boats and rigging; 2 Marsh. Ins. 727 together with the anchors, masts, cables, pullies, and such like objects, are considered as part of the ship. Pard. n. 599; Dig. 22, 2, 44.
     3. The capacity of a ship is ascertained by its tonnage, or the space which may be occupied by its cargo. Vide Story's Laws U. S. Index, h.t.; Gordon's Dig. h.t.; Abbott on Ship. Index, h.t.; Park. Ins. Index, h.t.; Phil. Ev. Index, h.t. Bac. Ab. Merchant, N; 3 Kent, Com. 93 Molloy, Jure Mar. Index, h.t.; l Chit. Pr. 91; Whart. Dig. h.t.; 1 Bell's Com. 496, 624; and see General Ships; Names of Ships.

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Today, Damen Shipyards Group operates in many shipbuilding sectors and has gained a prominent and trusted standing throughout the world.
During the meeting it was also highlighted that at the time of creation of Pakistan, it only inherited one shipyard at Chittagang, which was modernized in 1922 by the British.
'It's more of a political issue because the ambassador of China has already spoken [that] if we are going to enter Philippines, we would put up a brand-new shipyard because if we take over the Hanjin, there would be a political backlash, they would say na 'itong China, inaagaw niya lahat ng Pilipinas[this China is grabbing everything in the Philippines], so that's the reason,' Chua said.
From the outset he has been strongly supporting Gwadar shipyard project on the ground that it is about time to integrate and optimise available technical know-how and basic industrial infrastructure to support research and development (R and D) facilities to further strengthen the process of self-reliance.
'We hope that by mid-2019, the yard would have been presented with the strategic investor, and with the readiness and commitment of the workers here, Tema Shipyard Limited will be unmatched in West Africa,' Captain Francis Kwesi Micah said at the end of year get-together for staff of the company.
'Nag-aagawan tayo ng mga lugar tapos ibibigay natin yung shipyard sa Subic,' he added.
"When completed, the shipyard will have an increased capacity and efficiency in handling ship repair works of larger and more complex size, will enhance the focus on the industrial business support and ensure a world class solution for all its clients,' he noted.
Baku Shipyard also stated that in parallel with the construction of vessels of Ro-Pax type, the factory is building two RST12C tankers of a new generation.
The Committee was given a detailed briefing by MD Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS and EW) Rare Admiral SHN Shah on the overall performance of Karachi Shipyard.
The bow section of the first AOPS was transported on heavy lift transporters from inside the Halifax Shipyard's indoor shipbuilding facility outside to land level.
Additionally, a Navy analysis shows that the average age of shipyard capital equipment now exceeds its expected useful life, it noted.
Swans would have built these ships below budget and ahead of schedule but Gordon Brown - who has pledged to treat Scotland's interests as paramount (not UK's), insisted on giving the Scottish shipyard the contract.