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  • Cabin

    A compartment in the accommodation area provided for a passenger or member of the ship complement. With most cabins...

  • Cable

    1. A rope or chain connecting a vessel to the anchor. 2. Wire or rope primarily used for mooring a ship.

  • Cable bundles

    Arrangement of two or more cables laid parallel and touching one another.

  • Cable diverter

    The cable diverter is sited aft of the cable drum engine and ensures the proper cable deflection and retainment...

  • Cable handling equipment, cable machinery

    Installation and maintenance of a submarine cable is a complex operation requiring sophisticated tools. The primary...

  • Cable handling operations

    - Cable laying – When laying off, the primary need is to control the speed and tension at which the cable departs...

  • Cable layer SEGERO

    According to the Maritime Reporter December 1998 The SEGERO was built in 1998 by Hanjin Heavy Industries Co. for...

  • Cable laying and repair vessel ATLANTIC GUARDIAN

    According to MER April 2002 The 3250dwt stern working cable vessel was built by Van der Giessen-de Noord BV, The...

  • Cable lifter, chain lifter, wildcat

    Steel casting in the form of a deeply-grooved drum with whelps which engage the links of the anchor chain.

  • Cable tray

    Pre-fabricated steel devices for securing of permanently installed cables onboard a vessel or an offshore rig...

  • Cable vessel

    A special ship designed to perform cable operations such as repair, laying and ploughing, usually combined repair-and-layer...

  • Cabotage

    Coastal trade, i.e. transport of goods by ship between ports along the same coast or between ports within the same...

  • Calibration

    The process in which the readings of an instrument are compared to some standard or known value.

  • Calibration gas

    A gas with an accurately known concentration that is used as a comparative standard in analytical instrumentation.

  • Calling port, the port of call

    Port where a ship moors (or anchors) and crew are allowed to leave the ship to visit the port. Crew baggage and...

  • Calorific value

    The heat energy released during combustion of fuel.

  • Cam

    A shaped projection on a rotating shaft which imparts a motion, usually linear, to a follower.

  • Camber

    The curvature of the deck in a transverse direction. Camber is measured between the deck height at the centre and...

  • Camel

    A fender used to keep a vessel away from a pier or quay to prevent pier or hull damage; usually a floating body...

  • Camshaft

    A shaft fitted with one or more cams and driven by a mechanism from the crankshaft.

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