El Ferrol


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El Ferrol

a port in NW Spain, on the Atlantic: fortified naval base, with a deep natural harbour. Pop.: 78 764 (2003 est.)

El Ferrol

 

(also El Ferrol del Caudillo), a city in Spain, in Galicia, in La Corun̄a Province. Port on the Atlantic Ocean. Population, 87,700 (1970). Ferrol has a shipbuilding industry and a food-processing industry (including the production of canned fish). Commercial fishing is also of economic importance.

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A Galician peasant from the hills above El Ferrol, for example, is well nigh unintelligible to a Castilian, and vice versa.
I don't think we have ever had a case as strange as this and El Ferrol is the biggest navy port in Spain and this court has handled some pretty unusual cases.
Just to clear up any confusion, the Espana laid up at El Ferrol in 1936 was not the Espana mentioned above as having been wrecked off Morocco in 1923.
The rig, which is capable of operating in water depths of up to 10,000 feet, entered active service in 1999 following its construction in El Ferrol, Spain, and Pascagoula, Mississippi.
The Southwest Europe (SWE) Marker - reflecting cargo prices delivered into Spain at the ports of Huelva, El Ferrol LNG (Mugardos), Bilbao, Barcelona, Saggas LNG (Sagunto) and Cartagena; and at Sines LNG in Portugal.
ADRIATIC Leading Cruise Agents (0870 122 5115) offers 21 - night Fred Olsen voyage on Black Watch ex-Southampton May 5 to El Ferrol in Spain, Palma, Corfu, Bari, Venice, Ravenna, Dubrovnik, Almeria and Gibraltar for pounds 1,745.
The Discoverer Spirit entered service in 2000 following its construction in El Ferrol, Spain and Corpus Christi, Texas, while the Deepwater Millennium commenced operations in 1999 following the rig's construction in Ulsan, Korea.
8 million contract from Insimar Grupo de Empresas to provide firefighting training systems for a fire rescue facility to be constructed at the Spanish Navy's Western Base in El Ferrol, Spain.
ENDESA already has the required unloading terminal in El Ferrol harbour as well as the transportation facilities from the harbour to the plant.
Under the program, Spain's Bazan Shipbuilders in the province of El Ferrol will build four F-100 class frigates.
Near Sept Iles, Quebec, the self-unloading lake carriers will transfer the coal into a large Panamax class self-unloading bulk carrier for transshipment through the port of El Ferrol, Spain.
At the ASTANO shipyard in El Ferrol, Spain, the company launched a floating production, storage and off-loading vessel (FPSO) that will process approximately 60,000 barrels of oil per day.