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  • Rack

    A bar with cut teeth for engaging into a pinion. A linear motion of the bar is then converted into a rotary motion...

  • Rack wire

    A variant of the rack and pinion system in which only one panel is propelled by the rack system, the other being...

  • Racking

    1. A distortion of the hull structure caused by a strain from a disturbed sea. 2. The deformation of the container...

  • Radar (radio detection and ranging)

    An electronic navigation aid using radio waves sent out as a narrow beam to detect solid objects around the ship...

  • Radar plotting

    The whole process of target detection, tracking, calculation of parameters and display of information.

  • Radio

    A means of sending signals through space using electromagnetic waves generated by high frequency, alternating currents...

  • Radio direction finder

    A radio direction-finding system on board the ship provides the means of establishing the ship position based on...

  • Radio operator

    He maintains and monitors radio, sends and receives messages. Often maintains electronic navigation equipment.

  • Radio Regulations

    The Radio Regulations annexed to, or regarded as being annexed to, the most recent International Telecommunication...

  • Radiobeacon

    A land- or lightship-based wireless telegraph station which transmits a regular schedule of signals, from which...

  • Radiocommunication workstation

    A workstation for operating and control of equipment for GMDSS distress and safety communications and general communication.

  • Radiographic inspection of hull welds, radiography

    A nondestructive testing method which reveals internal defects in metal by exposing a film to X-rays or gamma rays...

  • Rail

    1. The upper rounded edge of the bulwark. 2. A pipeline, usually containing fuel, which is maintained at a particular...

  • Rail/vehicle ferry ARATERE

    Built by HJ Barreras Shipyard in Vigo, Spain, the rail freight ferry ARATERE is intended for the Cook Strait between...

  • Rain shelters

    Lightweight covers introduced for the first time on hatchcoverless container ship NORASIA FRIBOURG.

  • Raised quarterdeck

    A superstructure which extends forward from the aft perpendicular.

  • Rake

    The departure from the vertical of any conspicuous line in profile such as a funnel, mast, stem contour, etc.

  • Rake of keel

    Rake of keel is defined as the height the keel raises from the after perpendicular to the fore perpendicular.

  • Ram

    1. A hydraulically-operated piston which seals off a well when the blowout preventer is actuated. 2. The piston...

  • Ramform hull

    The concept of the triangular-shaped hull form with an extraordinary wide stern, developed by Roar Ramde and originally...

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