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  • IBC Code

    see International Bulk Chemical Code.

  • Ice belt

    The ice-strengthened area of the shell plating, usually divided into the forward region, the midship region and...

  • Ice class

    A class notation given to vessels, which have additional strengthening to enable them to operate in ice bound regions.

  • Ice class rules

    For the operation in the Baltic, the Finnish-Swedish Ice Class Rules (FSICR) and the Russian Maritime Register...

  • Ice strengthening

    Ships intended for navigation in ice conditions are specially reinforced. Ice strengthening concerns the side shell...

  • Ice thickness

    Temperature in the Baltic, typically –15°C. Temperature in the Artic, down to –40°C.

  • Icebreaker

    A vessel used for keeping a navigable passage open through ice. Icebreakers are grouped in ice classes according...

  • Icebreaker/offshore vessel BOTNICA

    Finland is entirely dependent on icebreakers to keep its trade routes open in winter. Icebreakers are normally...

  • Icebreaking PSV VITUS BERING

    VITUS BERING is the icebreaking platform supply and emergency rescue vessel built by Arctech shipyard at Helsinki...

  • ICEPOD

    An azimuthing, pulling thruster developed by Wärtsilä and designed to 1A Super Ice Class or higher standards.

  • Icing

    Icing caused by freezing sea spray or snow forming a layer of ice on deck and superstructure when operating in...

  • Icon

    A graphic symbol.

  • I-core panels

    Laser-welded sandwich panels, developed by Macor Neptun and Meyer Werft, used as a deck construction material.

  • Ignition

    The setting on fire of an explosive mixture, usually within an engine cylinder.

  • Ignition delay

    The period between the beginning of fuel injection into an engine cylinder and the begining of combustion.

  • Illuminance

    The amount of light falling on an object or surface. Illuminance is measured in units of Lux (lm/m2).

  • Immersion

    The change in draught resulting from the addition or removal of the particular mass. In SI system it is called...

  • Immersion suit, also survival suit

    A protective suit that reduces the body heat-loss of a person wearing it in cold water, e.g. when rescuing someone...

  • IMO

    see International Maritime Organization.

  • IMO Instruments

    Conventions and other mandatory documents such as codes referred to in conventions.

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