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  • v. Present participle of reflag.


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  • IRISL responded by camouflaging much of its fleet, reflagging and renaming scores of its blacklisted ships.

    Iran's Hong Kong Shipping Shell Game

  • And in March 1987, the Reagan Administration, intent on excluding the Russians, told the Kuwaitis that the United States would take on the whole job of reflagging or nothing at all.

    The Prize

  • He then stole a Russian ship, and reflagging it as a vessel of the Polish Confederacy, sailed through the Northern Pacific, traveling by way of the Aleutians, Alaska, Japan, and Taiwan, where, he recorded, he became King of Formosa.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • So, one of the things we could do is start reflagging a lot of these vessels with an American flag, which would give us jurisdiction over those pirates.

    CNN Transcript Nov 26, 2008

  • Many ship owners are considering reflagging their vessels in nearby countries, such as the U.K. and Denmark.

    The Shipping Blues

  • That's where I came across the comment about reflagging.

    Do Not Pass Go...go directly to Slushies

  • “So we need to draw attention away from the reflagging idea.”

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • Amid general trepidation on the Hill, the Senate voted 91 to 5 to require the administration to report on the security situation in the Gulf before reflagging began.

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • Senator Claiborne Pell proposed a bill that would have prohibited U.S. reflagging to protect Kuwaiti shipping.

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • For once, on an issue involving the use of our military force, Cap Weinberger and I were on the same side—for reflagging, despite the evident risks to our men and vessels that would accompany an expanded U.S. presence in the Gulf.

    Turmoil and Triumph


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