fishing boat


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fishing boat

[′fish·iŋ ‚bōt]
(naval architecture)
A ship having the necessary equipment to catch fish, such as a fathometer and fishing nets, but not the equipment to process fish.
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The RNLI Newbiggin lifeboat rescues the drifting fishing boat off Cresswell, Northumberland
They were poised like sea monsters, ready to snatch up the fishing boats.
He said late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had earlier repeatedly pointed out that Sri Lanka was following "a deliberate strategy of keeping the apprehended fishing boats of our fishermen in custody and thereby completely impairing their only source of livelihood.
At present, there are 90 fishing boats impounded and insecurely berthed in Sri Lanka and are undergoing severe deterioration.
First: The Technical efficiency of traditional fishing boats according to fishing boat size, and fishing methods:
General Santos City - Four fishing boats were razed after a huge fire hit a row of docked boats at the city port here on Friday morning.
Four men were rescued from a life raft and the skipper was rescued from the fishing boat and brought back to the jetty.
And as the lifeboat began towing the fishing boat toward the River Tees, the rescue scene was visited by a small group of dolphins.
According to a saved Chinese fisherman, the fishing boat was dropping anchor in bad weather conditions when the cargo ship crashed into the right side of the boat.
Just before the patrol mission, the sailor was trying to emphasise the necessity of pin- point intelligence as was available in the case of the Pakistani fishing boat.
Haikou, Muharram 10, 1436, Nov 3, 2014, SPA -- One person has been confirmed dead and four others are still missing after a fishing boat sank on sea off southernmost China's Hainan Province Monday morning.
Abu Dhabi: A recently issued temporary ban on new fishing boat licences in the UAE will not affect the availability of fish during the summer when the catch is already low, a senior official told Gulf News on Saturday.