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Tunnel which accommodates pipelines and runs longitudinally alongh the centre line of a ship.

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Small hatch in the fidley deck around the stack and uptakes. Generally closed by grating and steel covers.

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Steel surround to a hatchway vertically to the deck for preventing water ingress into the hold and to lessen risk for persons.

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Attachment to a crane which consists of a pair of large pincers at the end of a wire.

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Strengthening on the two top corners of shipping containers.

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ZUMACA. Small sailing coaster from the River Plate estuary and the adjacent waters of Brazil. (Kerchove)

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FQI

Fuel Quantity Indicator Floristic Quality Index (ecological index) FQI Fuel Quantity Indicator FQI Federal Quality Institute FQI Fibre Quality Index (textiles) FQI Food Quality Indicator FQI Final Quality Inspection (Mazda Motor Corp.) ...

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Contract Maximum Continuous Rating in kW.

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Strong pieces of plank used with the wring-bolts.

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Bolts that secure the planks to the timbers.

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An air operated device for hoisting or pulling. Similar to a slusher or tugger or An engine for handling drafts of cargo secured on deck and fitted with drums on a horizontal axle.

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Calculated Carbon Aromacity Index. The CCAI is a calculated value originally intended to indicate the ignition properties or ignition delay of the fuel related to the viscosity and density. The CCAI gives no indication of the combustion properties. The C ...

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BSFC: Brake Specific Fuel Consumption in g/kWh

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Those spaces in which the main navigating equipment, the ship's radio or the emergency source of power are located or where the fire recording or fire control equipment is centralized and also those spaces used for galleys, main pantries, stores (except i ...

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Activated by means other than a directly connected prime mover.

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A device worn to reduce the level of noise heard by the wearer.

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Alfa - A = signal letter and flag. Morse = ( . - )Burgee flag= White at hoist, blue at the fly.When hoisted singly from a ship it means "Undergoing speed trial" (Kerchove).

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A vessel with permanently installed cranes designed principally for lifting operations.

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A craft which is operable on or above water and which has characteristics different from those of conventional displacement ships. Within the aforementioned generality, a craft which complies with either of the following characteristics: .I the weight, ...

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A prime mover which is suitable for operating the deck machinery at its full designed load.

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