freighter freighter  /f ˈreɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cargo ship

Usage(s):

  1. In the holds of the 4,310-ton French freighter La Coubre, were 76 tons of Belgian artillery shells, grenades and small arms ammunition.
  2. It may have looked like just another sluggish freighter, but the Faina's cargo of tanks put the buccaneers in the eye of an international storm.
  3. From most accounts, the Kang Nam 1 is a rusty old freighter, inching along at a paltry 10 knots an hour.

News

  1. Traffic resumes on Mississippi River after freighter grounds

    The Coast Guard says a 750-foot freighter loaded with pig iron grounded in the lower Mississippi River, impeding traffic for several hours.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 8 New Orleans

  2. Freighter with pig iron grounds in Mississippi R

    The Coast Guard says a 750-foot freighter loaded with pig iron grounded in the lower Mississippi River, impeding traffic for several hours.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KPLC Lake Charles

  3. Freighter with pig iron grounds in Mississippi R - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard says a 750-foot freighter loaded with pig iron grounded in the lower Mississippi River, impeding traffic for several hours.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KALB Alexandria

Quotes

  1. "We are very pleased that ANA has chosen the 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter and will be our first customer for this important new addition to our freighter family" said Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "The...
    on Oct 31, 2005 By: Alan Mulally Source: WebWire (press release)

  2. "The A330-200Fis a fantastically productive and fuel efficient aircraft that will stand Flyington Freighters it in good stead. The A330-200F has more lift, more range and better flexibility than any other freighter in its class. We're delighted that...
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: John Leahy Source: Sky Control (press release)

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