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ship canal

n.
A canal wide and deep enough to serve ships. Also called shipway.
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Noun1.ship canal - a canal large enough for seagoing vesselsship canal - a canal large enough for seagoing vessels
canal - long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
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He was passing between Manchester and Liverpool, Kurt told him; a gleaming band across the prospect was the Ship Canal, and a weltering ditch of shipping far away ahead, the Mersey estuary.
A passenger on the Manchester Ship Canal cruise said: "We got grounded for an hour and a half in Runcorn at some salt factory, while they offloaded a man into a cage attached to a crane because he was ill."
Police officers and firefighters were called to the canal at Telfords Quay at around 8pm last night (Tuesday, August 6)following reports of a person in the Manchester Ship Canal.
| MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL Like Donnie Wahlberg, when it comes to Manchester's waterways the Ship Canal is the slightly overlooked big brother to the more famous and attractive Bridgewater Canal.
It's cut off from the mainland by the Manchester Ship Canal and is effectively part of the massive Essar oil refinery complex, itself secretive and fenced off to deter casual sightseers.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev reminded the Eurasian Economic Union member states at the EAEU summit in Sochi on May 14 about the plans to build a ship canal to link the Black and Caspian Seas and this way to provide access for Kazakhstan and Central Asian states to the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean.
The shocking clip showed the distressed young cat, called Ben, being thrown over the waterfront railings into the Manchester Ship Canal in Runcorn.
Residents of Chicago, Illinois, have the collective efforts of the Illinois-Michigan Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, the Cal-Sag Canal, and the phenomenal effort of reversing the flow of the Chicago river in 1892, to thank for their regular supply of clean water.
Turkish plans for the construction of a ship canal as a maritime by-pass for Istanbul's Bosporus will not be affected by last week's failed military coup and the subsequent widespread instability in the country, it is said on Tuesday.
Price includes: Private coach travel from your local area One night bed and cooked breakfast Entrance to The Edinburgh Military Tattoo Visit to Edinburgh and Glasgow 2 days from PS139.00 Manchester Ship Canal Cruise Departs 7 September 2013 Join us on a memorable six hour cruise that celebrates this incredible feat of Victorian engineering.
New Delhi, April 23 -- An actively pursuing campaign has been launched calling for the cancellation of the Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project and to nominate the Gulf of Mannar, which is home to Ram Sethu, as a World Heritage Site.