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What does MV stand for on a ship?

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Answered 2015-07-17 17:47:27
RevisedM/V stands for Motor Vessel; it is the prefix that is used for ships with fuel-burning engines. The alternative is SS for steamships.

Note: When I worked for the Port of Houston, I was informed that M/V stood for "Maiden Voyage."...SherryKB

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