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Synonyms for aegir

a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)

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Soviet submarines and ships were heading for the conflict, they reported - shades of the Cuban Crisis - but no Russkies, and nothing much happening, until the frigate HMS Apollo collided with the Icelandic coastguard vessel Aegir, causing the only fatality of the war - the Aegir's engineer died.
McDermott will work with Heerema Marine Contractors for transportation and installation of a portion of the offshore scope, using Heerema's new-build vessel Aegir.
The two new ships, Viking Embla and Viking Aegir, will debut in July and August 2012, respectively.
The 120ft Aegir landed in Galway docks in February that year after it ran into severe storms.
1972 was really what created this humanitarian effort to get him out of detention,'' Icelandic Ambassador to Japan Thordur Aegir Oskarsson said.
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I think success is about perseverance and tenacity - it's really that simple,'' said Williams, now the 57-year-old founding CEO and president of Aegir Systems.
High tension J-Lay vessels, provided by Heerema through their installation vessels Aegir (under construction) and Balder,