Betekenis van:
ocean current

ocean current
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • the steady flow of surface ocean water in a prevailing direction




    1. Mechanical energy derived from tidal movement, wave motion or ocean current and exploited for electricity generation.
    2. The German Shipbuilding and Ocean Industries Association (the ‘Association’) takes the view that the Commission's concern about a potential increase in capacity cannot be justified on the basis of the shipbuilding framework or by the current market situation and that in particular the planned aid will not lead to distortions of competition.
    3. By their very nature, acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships are often violent and pose a serious threat in several regions of the world, beyond the current situation off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean.