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2014-09-25 04:20:15

HELSINKI, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Containerships has ordered two additional new, state-of-the-art, dual-fuel engine-technology container ships. The fast-growing Finnish end-to-end cargo operator announced earlier this year an order of two similar vessels. Containerships will be the first shortsea container operator in Europe to run ships on LNG. "Our new ships will not just meet, but exceed all environmental standards in the Sulphur Emission Control Area...

2011-06-23 10:30:00

ANTWERP, Belgium, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The container ships arriving in the port of Antwerp continue to score a series of "firsts." On the evening of 22 June the Maersk Enfield called in Antwerp on its maiden voyage. With a capacity of 13,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) this is the first time that the Danish company, Maersk Line, has sent ships of such a size to Antwerp. The increase in scale demonstrates the great confidence that the port of Antwerp inspires...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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