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2008-06-24 06:02:46

Text of report by Papua New Guinea newspaper The National website on 24 June [Canadian] deep-sea miner Nautilus Minerals last Friday [20 June] entered into a 25m US dollar (67.48m kina) binding agreement with Norway's North Sea Shipping to provide the specialist mining support vessel (MSV) for Nautilus's Solwara-1 project in Papua New Guinea. North Sea Shipping is a leading Norwegian ship owner and operator in offshore oil and gas industry. They will provide a 160m dynamically positioned...

2008-06-20 12:00:32

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) - Nautilus Minerals Inc. (TSX:NUS)(AIM:NUS) (the "Company" or "Nautilus") announces that it has entered into a binding agreement with North Sea Shipping Holding AS ("North Sea Shipping") to provide the specialist Mining Support Vessel ("MSV") for Nautilus' Solwara 1 Project in Papua New Guinea. North Sea Shipping is a leading Norwegian ship owner and operator in the offshore oil and gas industry. They will provide a 160m dynamically...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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