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  • For years, container ports in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Miami, and New Orleans had been operated by a British conglomerate called the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company.

    The Shadow Market

  • Those guerrilleros fought La Guerra de la Independencia as the Spanish call the Peninsular War, and some of their enemies were indeed anfrancesados.

    Sharpe's Rifles

  • It was the beginning of the so-called Peninsular War, which, with little interruption, was to last until 1813 and to spell the first disasters for Napoleon.

    A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.

  • It is called the Peninsular war because it was fought in and for the Peninsula formed by Spain and Portugal.

    An Island Story: A History of England for Boys and Girls

  • (This presumably includes U. K.-based companies such as Peninsular, and others, which together dominate the international shipping and maritime industry.)

    Hating Arabs

  • (This presumably includes U. K.-based companies such as Peninsular, and others, which together dominate the international shipping and maritime industry.)

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • The grey-headed, weather-beaten, disappointed "Peninsular" is coupled with the essenced and dandified Adonis of the corps; the man of literary tastes and cultivated pursuits, with the empty headed, ill informed youth, fresh from Harrow or Westminster.

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Complete

  • The grey-headed, weather-beaten, disappointed "Peninsular" is coupled with the essenced and dandified Adonis of the corps; the man of literary tastes and cultivated pursuits, with the empty headed, ill informed youth, fresh from Harrow or Westminster.

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Volume 6

  • The same elected officials (or perhaps some different elected officials, through some other bureaucratic proxy entirely) have hired yet another proxy -- a company based in the United Kingdom called Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O to manage the ports in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Miami and New Orleans.

    U.S. Ports Raise Proxy Problem

  • The same elected officials (or perhaps some different elected officials, through some other bureaucratic proxy entirely) have hired yet another proxy -- a company based in the United Kingdom called Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O to manage the ports in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Miami and New Orleans.

    U.S. Ports Raise Proxy Problem

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