Shipowners sentence example
The harbour and docks of Belfast are managed by a board of harbour commissioners, elected by the ratepayers and the shipowners.
In 1897 all shipowners engaging in the coasting trade of the colony were compelled to pay the colonial rate of wages.
The rapidity with which walls, piles and pontoons - stone, wood and iron - become covered with marine plants is well known, while the discovery of some effective means of preventing the fouling of the bottoms of ships by the growth of algae would be hailed as a boon by shipowners.
The principal shipowners at this period were the clergy, who embarked the wealth of their religious houses in commercial enterprises.
The acts, however, threw a grave burden on British trade and British shipowners.Advertisement
Their provisions by restricting competition naturally tended to raise freights, and by restricting employment made it difficult for shipowners to man their vessels.
His efforts to reconstruct the Spanish navy were attacked both by the apostles of retrenchment and by those who saw in the shipbuilding contracts an undue favoring of the foreigner; the Marine Industries Protection Act was denounced as favoring the large shipowners and exporters at the expense of the smaller men; the Compulsory Education Act as a criminal assault on the rights of the family.
This Association draws its members from the British shipping community including shipowners, insurers, insurance brokers and maritime lawyers.
The Americans achieved a reputation which guaranteed them higher freight rates, £ 6-£7 against the £ 3-£4 per ton paid to British shipowners.
The Maersk Company Limited was established in 1951, and has since developed into one of the largest shipowners in the United Kingdom.Advertisement
Like many Greek shipowners, the Group is looking into new areas of operation.
The Claimants ' suit was therefore time-barred and summary judgment was entered in favor of the defendant shipowners.
Would knowledge of shipowners ' names improve the quality of historical analysis?
The shipowners alleged that Metro were the agents of Glencore.
Consequently, the charterers could not now claim against the shipowners for any damages alleged to have occurred during those operations.Advertisement
A container belonging to the defendant shipowners exploded whilst on the terminal and destroyed a straddle carrier and terminal tug and trailer.