shipowner

noun
ship·​own·​er | \ ˈship-ˌō-nər How to pronounce shipowner (audio) \

Definition of shipowner

: the owner of a ship

Examples of shipowner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That is a decision to be made by its operator, rather than the shipowner, the company said. Samy Magdy And Jon Gambrell, The Christian Science Monitor, "Freeing the Ever Given was the easy part. Now, the investigation.," 31 Mar. 2021 That is a decision to be made by its operator, rather than the shipowner, the company said. Samy Magdy And Jon Gambrell, The Christian Science Monitor, "Freeing the Ever Given was the easy part. Now, the investigation.," 31 Mar. 2021 That is a decision to be made by its operator, rather than the shipowner, the company said. Samy Magdy And Jon Gambrell, The Christian Science Monitor, "Freeing the Ever Given was the easy part. Now, the investigation.," 31 Mar. 2021 That is a decision to be made by its operator, rather than the shipowner, the company said. Samy Magdy And Jon Gambrell, Chron, "With ship now freed, a probe into Suez Canal blockage begins," 30 Mar. 2021 That is a decision to be made by its operator, rather than the shipowner, the company said. Jon Gambrell, Anchorage Daily News, "With massive ship now freed, investigation of Suez Canal blockage accelerates," 30 Mar. 2021 That is a decision to be made by its operator, rather than the shipowner, the company said. Samy Magdy And Jon Gambrell, Star Tribune, "With ship now freed, a probe into Suez Canal blockage begins," 30 Mar. 2021 That is a decision to be made by its operator, rather than the shipowner, the company said. BostonGlobe.com, "With container ship now freed, investigation into Suez Canal blockage begins," 30 Mar. 2021 The heated exchange came after the Biden administration on Friday added a layer of sanctions to a Russian vessel and the shipowner for their work on the pipeline project. Jack Durschlag, Fox News, "Reporter questions State Department spokesman whether Biden taking credit for Trump accomplishments," 23 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of shipowner

circa 1530, in the meaning defined above

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6 May 2021

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“Shipowner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shipowner. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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