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  • Damage Consequence Diagram (DCD)

    A practical method of presenting the impact of damage on the ship’s stability developed for passenger vessels by...

  • Damage Control Information (DCI)

    The Damage Control Information is a part of onboard documentation. The documentation should be clear and easy to...

  • Damage Control Manual

    The main purpose of this document is to stipulate appropriate action in the case of the hull damage. It should...

  • Damage control team

    A group of crewmembers trained for fighting flooding in the vessel.

  • Damage penetration zone, damage zone

    The zone of the ship where the stipulated damage can be assumed. The stipulated damage is defined in the applicable...

  • Damage stability

    Stability of a flooded ship. When water runs into a ship following an accident, different scenarios can take place.

  • Damage stability calculations

    Calculations of stability of damaged ship are complicated and tedious. At present, two different analysis concepts...

  • Damage survey

    Occasional surveys which are requested as a result of hull damage or other defects. The damages may result from...

  • Damage Survivability Information (DSI)

    An analysis of different damage scenarios for standard loading conditions. In the event of damage to a ship, an...

  • Damage to the environment

    Substantial physical damage to human health or to marine life or resources in coastal or inland waters, or areas...

  • Damper

    1. A hinged flap used to control gas flow, e.g. fire damper in an air trunk. 2. An energy-dissipating device which...

  • Damping

    The process, which dissipates the energy of a vibrating system in order to reduce the amplitude of the vibration...

  • Dangerous area

    An area on a tanker, which, for the purpose of installation and use of electrical equipment, is regarded as dangerous.

  • Dangerous good manifest

    A special list of dangerous goods on board and their location.

  • Dangerous goods

    All substances of an inflammable nature which are liable to spontaneous combustion either in themselves or when...

  • Dangerous goods classes

    Classes of dangerous goods according to SOLAS (Chapter VII, Part A), the BC-Code and the IMDG-Code, are as follows:

  • Danish Institute of Fire and Security Technology (DIFT)

    A modern fire laboratory equipped to carry out fire tests according to all European and international standards...

  • Data logger

    A printer used as a part of a control system to provide a log or record of parameters either on demand or at set...

  • Datum

    1. A reference point or line from which measurement are made. 2. The most probable position of a search target...

  • Daughter boat

    A fast support boat designed to be carried aboard a larger vessel. Standard boats are equipped with a special lifting...

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