[ UK /ʃˈɪpa‍ʊnɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɪˌpoʊnɝ/ ]
  1. someone who owns a ship or a share in a ship
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How To Use shipowner In A Sentence

  • In 1925 the ship was bought by a Glasgow shipowner who planned to convert her to a nautical museum.
  • One calculation indicates that under the 1992 Protocols the shipowner's average share of the amount payable for pollution damage will rise from 47 per cent to 68 per cent.
  • The shipowner could earn more at less risk by making sure there were demurrage clauses in the charter party.
  • 'Winchester Street' is in South Shields, and in the old days was the aristocratic quarter where only persons of high distinction -- such as shipowners, and 'Southspainer' skippers -- lived. The Shanty Book, Part I, Sailor Shanties
  • So great was the demand for slaves, and so high the profits, that shipowners and captains continued (now as smugglers) to sail the ghastly ‘middle passage’, trafficking flesh and blood.
  • Shipowners are very conscious of the problems that a ship's ballast brings with it.
  • During this busy and expansive time, shipowners frantically sought cargo for their empty ship on the home run.
  • The defendants' position involves serious criticism of numerous shipbuilders and shipowners over the years.
  • We hold pilotage to be a service to the shipowner and general public to ensure that safety is put before profit.
  • The papyri have introduced us to a prosperous class of shipowners and skippers and to public doctors. The Times Literary Supplement
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