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Load / Discharge Borkers term : average load/discharge rate per day, in tons. (L/D 6000/3000). Usually followed by more details about the method of counting the days.
Volume flow rate measured in liters per second
Long tons (2,240 lbs.).
Description of a vessel when she rolls or pitches excessively while underway in heavy seas.
A special type of oil free, positive displacement reciprocating compressor, working without piston rings. The seal between piston and cylinder wall is produced by a series of labyrinths.
A length of line or thin rope; A line used to attach a sail to a spar.
A deposit resulting from the oxidation and polymerization of fuels and lubricants when exposed to high temperatures. Similar to, but harder, than varnish.
Stairway of inclined or vertical steps on board ship.
A metal, wooden or rope stairway.
Loaded aboard a vessel.
That which is loaded into a ship. The act of loading.
Refers to the freight shipped; the contents of a shipment.
Jettisoned goods that cast overboard and are buoyed for subsequent recovery.
In wastewater treatment or livestock facilities, a shallow pond used to store wastewater where sunlight and biological activity decompose the waste.
An area of water totally or partially enclosed by coral islands, atolls, and reefs.
A boat in a dry dock.
A unit of luminance (or brightness) equal to 1/6 candles per square centimeter.