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  Supertanker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They are the largest ships in the world, larger even than supercarriers; the largest of which is the Knock Nevis, weighing in at 647,955 tonnes fully laden.
Completed in January 2003, it boasts a deadweight tonnage of 442,470 tonnes.
Knock Nevis, the largest ship in the world
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 Knock Nevis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Knock Nevis is a Norwegian owned supertanker, formerly known as Seawise Giant, Happy Giant, and Jahre Viking.
Knock Nevis has a dead weight of 564,763 tonnes and a summer displacement of 647,955 t when laden with nearly 650,000 m³ (4.1 million barrels) of crude oil.
Knock Nevis was built at Sumitomo Corporation's Oppama shipyard in Japan for a Greek owner who refused to take delivery of the vessel due to extensive vibration issues related to faulty gear design, following an unsuccessful arbitration against the yard, the vessel was sold to Chinese interests.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jahre_Viking   (553 words)

 Nevis Bank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The most famous Nevis resident was Alexander Hamilton, a famed statesman and founding father of the United States--both the Thirteen Colonies and Nevis were British provinces at the time of the American Revolutionary War.
Nevis, due to sugar production, was once a dominant source of wealth for Great Britain, so much that the exports from West Indian islands like Nevis were worth more than all of those from the 13 colonies of North America at the time of the American Revolution.
Nevis was part of the Spanish claim to own all the Caribbean islands which they pursued from 1493 until 1671.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/132/nevis-bank.html   (1835 words)

 Laporte slide continues; Nevis knocks off 'Cats 79-58 - (text)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Nevis, who came into the game with only two wins, just like Laporte, used their defense to force 17 Laporte turnovers, while they only committed 11.
Nevis shot the ball extremely well, finishing the game at 58 percent, while Laporte was slightly worse at 50 percent.
Nevis built a 34-17 lead early in the first half, but Laporte never fell any further behind, actually cutting the lead to 11 at one time late in the quarter.
www.walkermn.com /placed/index.php?story_id=163050&view=text   (760 words)

 The Pilot-Independent - Walker, Minnesota   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Nevis took control of the game in the third quarter, outscoring Northland 23-0.
Nevis was led by Trehus who finished with 16 points.
Nevis' defense tightened up in the second quarter, allowing the Eagles to score only three baskets.
www.walkermn.com /placed/index.php?sect_rank=2&story_id=162213   (438 words)

 Which is the largest ship ever built? - The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The largest ship ever built is the Knock Nevis, a Norwegian-owned supertanker formerly known as Seawise Giant, Happy Giant, and till recently Jahre Viking.
Knock Nevis was built by Sumitomo Corporation's Oppama shipyard between 1979 and 1981 and delivered to a Hong Kong shipping magnate who had it extended by several metres.
It was sunk in the Iran-Iraq war, refloated and went through several changes before finally emerging as Knock Nevis.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/938678.cms   (149 words)

 Caribbean Net News: Nevis unveils plans for half-billion dollar hotel and villa development
CHARLESTOWN, Nevis: The Nevis Island Administration has unveiled plans for a half billion dollar hotel and villa development on Pinney’s Estate that would provide employment to hundreds of Nevisians and whose ground breaking ceremony would be held in March next year.
Describing the event as a new dimension in the development of Nevis, the Premier recalled that that 18 years ago when he approached the people of Nevis, “they were gracious enough to have given my party and myself the opportunity to bring to reality the vision which we presented to you those long years ago.”
We didn’t choose Nevis randomly, I have seen all of the Caribbean islands and I have been around the world and I believe that we are going to develop something here that is going to be unprecedented anywhere and I do not say that lightly.”
www.caribbeannetnews.com /2005/09/23/billion.shtml   (740 words)

 Dubai Drydocks awarded major ship conversion deal - Zawya.com | Middle East Business News
Work on Knock Adoon, a 240,000-tonne very large crude carrier (VLCC) owned by Fred Olsen Production (FOP), will begin in early November and be completed within 12 months, said Jens Richard Larsson, marketing manager of Dubai Drydocks.
FOP, which is indirectly wholly-owned by Oslo-based Ganger Rolf and Bonheur, has concluded an agreement with Addax Petroleum (Nigeria) for employment of Knock Adoon as FPSO for the Antan project offshore Nigeria.
This is the second large contract to be undertaken for FOP by Drydocks following last year's conversion of the Swedish company's 564,763 tonne 'Knock Nevis' (ex-Jahre Viking), the world's largest crude carrier.
www.zawya.com /story.cfm/sid176594   (315 words)

 Urban Dictionary: knock over
Knock on the door like the damn police
knock the back door in and put the extension up
I know a house you could knock over with some really good stuff in it.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=knock+over&defid=888760   (120 words)

 BBC Sport | Sport Homepage | Football | Internationals | Northern Ireland | Doherty out of NI squad
However, he picked up a knock in Bristol City's Division Two play-off defeat by Brighton on Sunday.
A reception took place at the airport and the country's minister for sport was among those who welcomed Sanchez's squad.
Sanchez is looking to extend his side's unbeaten run which takes in Sunday's result and a win over Estonia and a draw with Serbia & Montenegro.
news.bbc.co.uk /solpda/ukfs_sport/hi/newsid_3765000/3765957.stm   (360 words)

 Broadreach - Summer Adventures for teenagers!
The crew are taking turns on the helm, and sometimes throwing in a few tacks as they sail close to the wind.
Here’s what the crew has to say, each member was able to get his or her hands on the computer and write something.
We are en route to Nevis with a supply (reprovision) stop in St. Kitts.
www.gobroadreach.com /whatsup/update.asp?id=479   (676 words)

 Fodor's Travel Guides | Forums Messages
They are all relatively small in terms of the number of rooms, they are all located in very lovely settings, they all serve better than aveage food and for the most part have very friendly and helpful staffs.
To get your snorkeling fix plan on taking one of the day sails to Shitten Bay (they leave from both Nevis and St. Kitts (as A_Traveller pointed out it's the best snorkeling in the area but be forewarned it does not come anywhere close to the snorkeling you'd find in the BVI's or off Binaire).
You can visit the other Plantation Inns easily for dinner or sightseeing, and from Nisbet it is much easier to get to some of the other great restaurants such as Coconut Grove, Rummors, Galipot, etc. The Inns on the mountain take a while to get anywhere, and the roads aren't all that great.
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 Nevis Phone Cards and Nevis Calling Card   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Using Nevis Phone Cards is a great way to save on long distance calls to Nevis.
Nevis prepaid phone cards can be used from cell phones, pay phones (additional charge) and home phones.
These Nevis phone cards are easy to use and you prepay for long distance service to Nevis by buying a Nevis phone card.
www.phonecardphonecard.com /phonecardto/Nevis.html   (112 words)

 Defend Life Newsletter October 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
They park at the first intersection and unload their passengers: a dozen or so people, two horses and a donkey.
The group assembles at 7116 Nevis Road, home of Earl McLeod, self-proclaimed aborter of 200,000 babies, target and out-of-court settler of two wrongful death lawsuits.
Missy arrives at the entrance to Bannockburn, parks her car just off River Road and is surprised to learn by cell phone that the group is already at McLeod’s.
www.defendlife.org /newsletters/Oct2004/RevFlip.htm   (731 words)

 News Release!!
The St. Kitts and Nevis Student Association hosts its 5th Annual Cultural Showcase on Friday, April 5, at the Cafeteria Porch on the St. Thomas Campus from 9 a.m.
Items produced in St. Kitts and Nevis will be on display and for sale.
Tickets are on sale now for the UVI Theater's production of "Knock 'Em Dead," which will run from April 12 through 15, 2002, at the St. Thomas campus' Little Theater.
www.uvi.edu /pub-relations/pressRelease/bb01167.html   (427 words)

 Caribbean Net News: Baugh's knock revives West Indies A to tie with Sri Lanka A
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: The West Indies A and their Sri Lankan counterparts played to an exciting tie in the opening match of their five one-day series at the Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground in Colombo on Wednesday.
Samuels was the first to go for 34 when he was caught by behind by Prasanna Jayawardene off Dilhara Fernando's bowling.
His knock included four boundaries and a six off 42 deliveries.
www.caribbeannetnews.com /2005/07/14/revives.shtml   (458 words)

 Reuters AlertNet - AFRICA: Economies worst placed to cope with knock-on effects of drought   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In many countries, the frequency, duration and severity of drought can have significant impact on the GDP and reverse many apparently unrelated investments in national development.
Drought in a simple or intermediate economy can have a particularly significant impact on the economy, both directly and through knock-on effects.
For example, the drought of 1988 in the US caused an estimated damage of $40 billion due to direct and knock-on effects on the economy.
www.alertnet.org /thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/d4375ab7c2a3244be8215a91c0081144.htm   (2259 words)

 Joseph 'Joe-go' Brandy
Brandy, affectionately known as “Joe Go”, developed a passion for the kettledrum from a very early age and his dream was that one day, he would be a kettledrum player.
Joe Go got his first “knock” of the kettledrum during one of these practice sessions one evening at the bar shop of George Glasgow.
The Nevis Island Administration, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, the Department of Culture and The Culturama Secretariat along with the Nevis Culturama Committee join with the whole of Nevis to wish Mr.
www.nevisculturama.net /jogo_brandy.htm   (665 words)

 Tanker Jahre Viking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The tanker Jahre Viking built between 1979 and 1981,at Sumimoto Corporation's Oppama shipyard in Japan, named Knock Nevis for a Greek owner who went bankrupt before the ship was finished.
The unfinished ship was bought by a Hong Kong shiping magnate, floated two years later and named Happy Giant and Seawise Giant.
It is the largest ship in the world with 458 meters (1504 feet) in length and 69 m (226 ft) in width.
www.nrg.to /taile/viking.html   (116 words)

 Fred.Olsen Production - English - FSO Knock Nevis - Knock Nevis
Fred.Olsen Production - English - FSO Knock Nevis - Knock Nevis
The vessel built at Sumitotomo Japan in 1979 and is the largest tank vessel in the world.
Knock Nevis – former Jahre Viking – was converted to an FSO in 2004 at Dubai Dry Docks (UAE) and installed on the Al Shaheen field for Mærsk Qatar same year.
www.fpso.no /?aid=9055924   (67 words)

 Caribbean Carnivals & Festivals | Caribbean Tourism Organisation Festivals | Tropical
Sportsmen and sportswomen from all over the world gather to play rugby, cricket, bridge and golf, run, swim and cycle in triathlons, fish, sail, windsurf, race each other on horses and in cars and even in hot-air balloons.
The world’s best dominoes players also choose the Caribbean to knock spots off each other.
But at the heart of festival is the idea of masquerade and dressing up.
www.doitcaribbean.com /festivals/index.html.en-US   (361 words)

 The Insiders' Guide : Andy-dont forget
Our fearless leader is speaking to us tonight...this ought to be good..
boy,you left wingers are really getting boring...can someone explain to me,when these jackasses tried to knock down the world trade center under clinton,what was his response??
When you say when these jackasses tried to knock down the trade center under Clinton and what was his response?
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 Ship Safe Training Group Ltd
The oil tanker The Knock Nevis, formerly known as the Jahre Viking, is the world's largest ship weighing in at almost 565,000 tonnes.
Measuring 458m (1,504ft) the giant ship has a beam of almost 69m (226ft) and drawing over 24m (80ft) of water cannot enter most of the world's ports.
The degree incorporates most of the academic studies for Second Engineer and Chief Engineer Certificates of Competency which will provide you with a good basis for continuing to develop your career.
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 SUN St.Kitts & Nevis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
McKinnon, who plays for Caledonia AIA Fire in T&T, snatched an opportunity when the Dominica goalkeeper failed to hold on to a free-kick from Shawn Bishop, allowing the prolific forward to latch onto the ball and hit the target.
McKinnon struck again in the 42nd minute when he arrived unmarked on the back post to knock in Walter Moore’s left-sided cross.
Codrington, who is on the San Juan Jabloteh roster, exhibited good skills to secure his goal that made the game completely safe for the home side.
sunstkitts.com /paper?asknw=view&asknw=view,view&sun=494418078207132005&an=230923106310052005&ac=Sports   (302 words)

 Dubai to launch mid-size shipbuilding - Zawya.com | Middle East Business News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Last year, we served 260 vessels and carried out conversion for two large vessels.
Currrently, we are carrying out the conversion work for the world's largest oil tanker ‹ Knock Nevis ‹ into an offshore floating platform."
The facility last month recieved the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code from the Ministry of Communications.
www.zawya.com /story.cfm/bus2-ship1507   (335 words)

 Caribbean Travel News - Nevis Set For Half Billion Dollar Development
The Nevis Island Administration has unveiled plans for a half billion dollar hotel and villa development on Pinney’s Estate that would provide employment to hundreds of Nevisians and whose ground breaking ceremony would be held in March next year.
The Minister of Tourism, Mr Malcolm Guishard, who had travelled to Newfoundland with the Premier, told the gathering: “The saying ‘Good things come to those who wait’ best describes my feelings today as we take a quantum leap in our quest to further the development of our tourism plant.”
“Nevis has become known and renowned for the quality accommodation that we were not willing to compromise,” commented Mr Guishard.
www.breakingtravelnews.com /article/20050923125420285   (668 words)

 BJ's Place of BJ-like BJness of Epic BJ proportions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This is a 100% Benjamin Promise of Epicness.
And as good as it would have felt to reach the snow-capped top, there was no way we could considering the lack of food, water and fundamental hiking equipment.
The sight of snow and the sheer magnitude of Ben Nevis were ‘knock-ya-socks-off’ material.
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 The Bag Blog: Knock off bags found in Revere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Bag Blog is weblog all about bags, pocketbooks, purses & what have you.
I'm late posting this, but here is an article that was in the Globe recently about some local arrests made when the police discovered a huge storage space in Revere full of 46,000 knock off bags.
I guess this surprised me because unlike Canal Street in NY there really isn't any place (that I know of) to purchase fake bags on the street in the Boston area.
www.thebagblog.com /bags/2005/11/knock_off_bags.php   (405 words)

 Crewed Yacht Charters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This was the last time that the Soviet crewed Moon landing hardware
Knock Nevis 6: ship sails under the flag of Singapore.
On 1 June a Sea Control Squadron 38 S-3B Viking crewed by Lt. Hartley Postlethwaite, Ltjg.
www.witchware.com /File/867-Crewed.Yacht.Charters.Html   (747 words)

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