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Vessel

A conveyance for the transport of goods by water.

Vessel

A ship or other vehicle of transportation over water. Vessels are important in international commerce. See also: Incoterm.
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The IMB's latest piracy report--covering January to June of this year, notes 26 pirate attacks on chemical vessels worldwide.
All types of seagoing vessels are being attacked, from tug boats and fishing trawlers to cruise ships to large chemical vessels and oil supertankers, such as the Saudi's Sirius Star, captured by Somali pirates in November 2008.
Destruction of chemical vessels at treatment plants could release toxic agents into the air, for example.

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