oil tanker

noun

: a large ship that carries oil

Examples of oil tanker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What thrilling business do a fashion design house and crude oil tanker manager have being merged together? Brendan Coffey, Sportico.com, 13 July 2024 The crash began when a Chevrolet Camaro driver attempted to merge and struck the front-end of an oil tanker, according to authorities. Joseph Wilkinson, New York Daily News, 5 May 2024 Read Next Cuba Russian warships, including nuclear sub, missile frigate, will arrive in Cuba next week June 06, 2024 12:26 PM The Cuban military said last week that the Russian fleet, including the oil tanker Pashin and the salvage tug Nikolai Chiker, will stay for a week. Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald, 12 June 2024 Reuters/Alexandre Meneghini Cuba's Foreign Ministry had identified the Russian ships as the frigate Admiral Gorshkov, the fleet oil tanker Pashin and the salvage tug Nikolai Chiker. Alex Sundby, CBS News, 12 June 2024 The two crew members were evacuated to a nearby oil tanker, according to the Spanish newspaper El Pais. Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY, 24 May 2024 No one was injured in the crash, but the oil tanker was fully loaded with gasoline and went up in flames, eventually building to a towering inferno with smoke billowing into the air. Joseph Wilkinson, New York Daily News, 5 May 2024 The submarine, a frigate, an oil tanker and a rescue tug slowly departed from the port on Monday morning. CBS News, 17 June 2024 Advertisement Television Review: ‘3 Body Problem’ is an alien invasion story that doesn’t feel like a retread March 20, 2024 With a blinking universe, an eye in the sky and an oil tanker sliced like deli meat, the eight-part series varies from the novel in significant ways. Jordan Riefe, Los Angeles Times, 11 June 2024

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“Oil tanker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oil%20tanker. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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