Tunnel which accommodates pipelines and runs longitudinally alongh the centre line of a ship.
Steel surround to a hatchway vertically to the deck for preventing water ingress into the hold and to lessen risk for persons.
Small hatch in the fidley deck around the stack and uptakes. Generally closed by grating and steel covers.
Attachment to a crane which consists of a pair of large pincers at the end of a wire.
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.) ...
Strengthening on the two top corners of shipping containers.
ZUMACA. Small sailing coaster from the River Plate estuary and the adjacent waters of Brazil. (Kerchove)
Contract Maximum Continuous Rating in kW.
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 ...
BSFC: Brake Specific Fuel Consumption in g/kWh
Bolts that secure the planks to the timbers.
Strong pieces of plank used with the wring-bolts.
An air operated device for hoisting or pulling. Similar to a slusher or tugger
An engine for handling drafts of cargo secured on deck and fitted with drums on a horizontal axle.
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 ...
A crane with a cantilever which is incapable of luffing. The cargo hook is fixed on the out end of the cantilever or hanged on a movable carriage along it.
A power-driven cable lifter mounted on a vertical shaft. The shaft may be extended beyond the cable lifter to carry a warping end. The cable lifter is declutch-able from the prime mover, and in operation and use is similar to the windlass.
A winch with the ability to drop and hoist the anchor which is tied with a rope or a rope combined with chain and to hold and storage rope may be fixed or not the warping ends
A machine having a vertically mounted warping end on which a rope may be wound under power, but not stored.
A machinery device, which is applied for clipping and receiving/rending the electric cables during cable-laying under water.
A V-shaped chain, wire, or rope attached to a vessel being towed to which the towline is connected.
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