In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(vessel) transatlántico(experience) de navegación oceánica(experience) de navegación de altura
- At times there could be 100 ocean-going ships in harbour - goods were on sale in her warehouses from around the world.
- The boats look pretty dangerous as they are not ocean-going vessels.
- Ballast water carried by ocean-going vessels is a major factor in the introduction of non-native organisms to marine eco-systems.
- In Great Britain an ocean-going vessel, the Savoy Theatre, and the House of Commons were all lit by electric lamps in 1881.
- About 40 ocean-going ships are tied up together at Benecia, an impressive sight this far inland.
- Seven major rivers cross Suriname, many partly navigable by large ocean-going ships.
- Germany has 30 shipyards still in operation, although only about 10 of those make huge, ocean-going vessels like ro-ro ferries.
- The United States is a very attractive market, easy to access by ocean-going vessels and river barges.
- The third edition in 1989 saw the exit of windsurfers and more accent on keelboats, with ocean-going yachts arriving from many points.
- This mini-workshop is run by Anna Woolf, who has built three ocean-going yachts and has sailed solo around the world.
- Many ocean-going vessels bring in foreign goods through the Bay's ports to trade with the United States.
- Univan oversees the day to day control of more than 100 ocean-going ships.
- They were used to repair large ocean-going liners, tugs and dredgers over the years.
- Munitions are switched from ocean-going vessels to smaller craft that make the risky 1,900-km run to Sri Lanka's northeastern coast.
- The three ships represent a tiny percentage of the 80 to 100 ocean-going vessels entering Hong Kong each day.
- Wooden boats are expensive to keep up and as trading vessels they cannot compete with metal-hulled, ocean-going ships.
- Normally, people come to New Zealand on regularly scheduled commercial flights or ocean-going ships.
- The world's last ocean-going paddle steamer set sail again just hours after it was feared her hull had been damaged off the Mull of Kintrye.
- The Thais immediately interned and later seized as war reparations no less than 12 ocean-going ships of the North German Line.
- They are then smuggled on to small boats that connect to larger ocean-going vessels out at sea.
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