Definition of shipowner in English:


Syllabification: ship·own·er
Pronunciation: /ˈSHipˌōnər


  • A person or company owning a ship or a share in a ship.
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    • On the one hand, a shipowner could send his ship without convoy and make a good profit but at the great risk of its being captured.
    • They did not actually employ the labour; they represented the shipowner who put the ship through the port, and they bowed to pressure that they should not have bowed to.
    • Are not sections 259 and 261 only concerned with apportionment of liability between ships, or shipowners?

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