Schiffsfond

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06:43 Aug 15, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: Schiffsfond
Relates to investment in ships/shipbuilding
David


Summary of answers provided
na +1naval fund or nautical fund
Martin Schneekloth
na +1ship funds
Denise Boehning
naShip funds
bhpirch
namaritime fund
Klaus Dorn
naship's fund
Mats Wiman


  

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7 mins
ship's fund


Explanation:
provided 'Schiffsfonds' is meant

Fond=rear
Fond=gravy

English fund = German Fonds (m)


    Duden, Norsteds+MW
Mats Wiman
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naval fund or nautical fund


Explanation:
Sounds more appropriate

Martin Schneekloth
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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agree  Adalbert Kowal
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
ship funds


Explanation:
An alternative would be maritime funds


    Handels, Finanze und Rechtsprache Worterbuch
Denise Boehning
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agree  Adalbert Kowal
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5 hrs
maritime fund


Explanation:
Merchant navy fund wold be another possiblity.

Klaus Dorn
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5 hrs
Ship funds


Explanation:
I agree with the other answers and would definitely call it "ship funds", not maritime funds. I believe maritime has more to do with "See" and "Schifffahrt" not with "Schiff".

Good luck,
Beate


    German Dictionary of Business, Commerce and Finance
bhpirch
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