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  • OBO

    Abbreviation for a combination carrier designed to carry oil, bulk cargoes or ore cargoes.

  • Ocean area coverage

    Area A1: Covered by VHF coast radio stations providing digital selective calling (DSC) alerting services (typically...

  • Ocean areas

    Navigation area beyond the outer limits of coastal waters where freedom of course-setting is not restricted in...

  • Oceanographic research vessel RRS JAMES COOK

    31 August, 2006, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) took delivery of the newest addition to their...

  • Octopus Onboard system

    A modular decision support system developed by Amarcon BV for avoiding dangerous situations in adverse weather...

  • Officer

    One of the certificated members of the ship staff who under the master authority assist him in navigation and operation...

  • Officer of the watch, navigator

    The person responsible for safe navigating, operating of the bridge equipment and manoeuvring of the ship.

  • Offset table

    A booklet containing measurements, which are, taken from a faired lines plan to give the coordinates according...

  • Offsets

    A term used for the co-ordinates of a ship form, deck heights, etc.

  • Offshore

    Industrial activity at sea, e.g. drilling and pumping at an oil or gas well.

  • Offshore Construction and Anchor Handling Vessel NORMAND INSTALLER

    Designed by Wärtsilä Ship Design, an offshore construction vessel NORMAND INSTALLER was built in 2006 by Ulstein...

  • OFFSHORE PRODUCTION AND STORAGE INSTALLATIONS

    Depending of water depths, fixed or floating installations are used for offshore oil and gas production.

  • OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS (OSVs)

    During the past decades the offshore oil and gas industries have expanded tremendously, which has led to ever increasing...

  • Offshore unit

    Any floating offshore structure (including vessels and barges), designed for operating afloat or supported by seabed.

  • Oil

    Petroleum in any form including crude oil, sludge, oil refuse and refined products.

  • Oil clearance, oil recovery

    An operation of removing oil from the water surface.

  • Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)

    The OCIMF is a voluntary association of oil companies interested in shipment and storage of crude oil and oil products...

  • Oil distribution shaft

    It is a hollow propulsion shaft with the bore and radial holes used for distribution of hydraulic oil in controllable...

  • Oil Pollution Act (OPA)

    The American rules on the safety of transport of hydrocarbons by sea. Provisions apply to tanker structure, with...

  • Oil Record Book

    The document required to be carried on board ships by MARPOL 73/78, Annex I, reg. 20.

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