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  • n. Alternative spelling of shipbuilding.


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  • And there's the ship-building company I ain't got a name for yet.

    Chapter XVI

  • Northrop Grumman, which could face cutbacks to its ship-building programs, has hired consultants to write op-eds.

    Wonk Room » Gates Prepares To Confront Military-Industrial Complex

  • Shipping Corp. also had plans to buy up to 20% in a local shipyard as part of its long-standing aim to enter the ship-building business.

    Shipping Corp of India to Delay Expansion

  • Backed by private investment firm like Pinebridge earlier AIG's Private Equity arm, SKIL Infrastructure has interests in areas like ship-building, education and defense.

    Morning News Roundup

  • An era of decline followed, as the Navy Yard's ship-building tenants struggled to survive without military help and eventually shuttered.

    Demystifying the Navy Yard

  • Drydocks is a ship-building and repair company based in Dubai and owned by Dubai World, which in turn is controlled by the government of Dubai.

    Dubai May Sell Asia Shipping Arm

  • DUBAI—Drydocks World, Dubai's shipyard arm, is considering the sale of its entire Southeast Asian ship-building and repair operations in an effort to advance the restructuring of $2.2 billion of the company's debt, three bankers familiar with the situation said.

    Dubai May Sell Asia Shipping Arm

  • Establishing the partnership with Mazagon Dock will help Pipavav tap large government contracts for defense ships as well as submarines, boosting its revenue and ship-building capabilities.

    Pipavav Defence, Mazagon Dock to Jointly Build Warships

  • It has driven ship-building from England to Scotland, bottle-making from Scotland to Belgium, flint-glass-making from England to Germany, and to-day it is steadily driving industry after industry to other countries.


  • Many royal visitors came through Greenwich at some point, and Peter the Great, on a ship-building tour, wrecked the diarist John Evelyn's prized garden in neighbouring Deptford by organising wheelbarrow races through his holly hedge.

    Greenwich celebrates royal borough honour

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