To watch a vessel at anchor at the turn of tides, and cast her by the helm, and some sail if necessary, so as to keep turns out of her cables.

Category:Sea Words

(1) Describing a boat that lacks stability. (2) A small dinghy or launch used to transport crew and equipment from shore to a larger boat (3) One who serves as a precautionary standby, such as a line tender

Category:Sea Words

The offer of goods for transportation or the offer to place cars or containers for loading or unloading.

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A federal agency established in 1933 to develop the Tennessee river valley region of the southeastern U.S., and which is now nation's largest power producer.

Category:Energy Terms

The bottom of the mast, with a shape designed to fit into the mast step.

Category:Sea Words

Time and date for payment of a draft.

Category:Sea Words

In tensile testing, the ratio of maximum load to original cross-sectional area. Also called ultimate tensile strength.

A stress that causes two parts of an elastic body. on either side of a typical stress plane, to pull apart. Contrast with compressive stress.

The force or load that produces elongation.

Sir Napier Shaw's name for the approximate absolute temperature scale,

Category:Meteorology

A generic term for any machine that enables a human being to communicate with a computer.

Category:Meteorology

An assigned area in which containers are prepared for loading into a vessel, train, truck, or airplane or are stacked immediately after discharge from the vessel, train, truck, or airplane.

Category:Sea Words

A charge made for a service performed in a carrier's terminal area.

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A construction element that inhibits termites from entering building foundations and walls.

Category:Energy Terms

The point at which sellers have fulfilled their obligations so the goods in a legal sense could be said to have been delivered to the buyer. They are shorthand expressions that set out the rights and obligations of each party when it comes to transporting ...

Category:Sea Words

(Cost and Freight) (...Named Port of Destination):A Term of Sale where the seller pays the costs and freight necessary to bring the goods to the named port of destination, Terms of Sale but the risk of loss of or damage to the goods, as (continued) well a ...

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(Cost, Insurance and Freight) (...Named Place of Destination):A Term of Sale where the seller has the same obligations as under the CFR but also has to procure marine insurance against the buyer's risk of loss or damage to the goods during the carriage. T ...

Category:Sea Words

(Carriage and Insurance Paid To) (...Named Place of Destination):A Term of Sale which means the seller has the same obligations as under CPT, but with the addition that the seller has to procure cargo insurance against the buyer's risk of loss of or damag ...

Category:Sea Words

(Carriage Paid To) (...Named Place of Destination):A Term of Sale which means the seller pays the freight for the carriage of the goods to the named destination. The risk of loss of or damage to the goods, as well as any additional costs due to events occ ...

Category:Sea Words

(Delivered At Frontier) (...Named Place):A Term of Sale which means the sellers fulfill their obligation to deliver when the goods have been made available, cleared for export, at the named point and placed at the frontier, but before the customs Terms of ...

Category:Sea Words