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  • S-57 Standard Format

    A type of electronic navigational chart (ENC) format. The S-57 digital chart is a vector format based on the S-57...

  • Sacrificial anode

    The anode made of metal less noble than steel in the galvanic series (zinc or aluminium).

  • Sacrificial anode cathodic protection

    Ametal can be made cathodic by electric connecting to a more anodic metal within the electrolyte.

  • Safe Anchor Handling System (SAHS)

    Handling of rig anchors is one of the most demanding and dangerous tasks performed in the marine service industry.

  • Safe Return to Port (SRtP)

    Capsizing of COSTA CONCORDIA and fire of engine room on board CARNIVAL TRIUMPH show that hundred years after tragic...

  • Safe speed

    The speed of a vessel allowing the maximum possible time for effective action to be taken to avoid a collision...

  • Safe Working Load (SWL)

    The SWL for shipboard lifting appliances and heavy lift cranes is the load that each complete crane assembly is...

  • Safe working practice

    An accepted working procedure which ensures a person to be able to perform a particular task safely and without...

  • Safe working pressure

    The maximum permissible pressure in cargo hoses.

  • Safety head

    A device which in operating condition expels the gas at a velocity in excess of the flame propagating velocity...

  • Safety system

    An automatic control system designed to automatically lead controlled machinery to a predetermined less critical...

  • Safety workstation

    Workstation on the bridge at which monitoring displays and operating elements of systems serving the ship’s own...

  • Safety zone

    The area around an offshore installation within a radius of 500 m. Ships are prohibited from entry except under...

  • Sagging

    A condition where the bow and stern are supported by buoyancy and the ship's middle portion is not. The upper deck...

  • Sags

    Excess flow paint, also called runs or curtains.

  • Saimaa Canal

    The Saimaa Canal runs through Russian as well as Finnish territory, and provides a direct route to and from ports...

  • Salinity

    Concentration of salt in water. Measured in part per million (PPM).

  • Salinometer

    An instrument which measures and indicates the amount of sodium chloride, expressed in parts per million, in a...

  • Salvage

    The money paid for assistance in saving a ship or other goods from danger at sea or the actual goods themselves.

  • Salvage Association

    A body which acts, through its surveyors, to establish the nature, cause and extent of damage to a vessel and advice...

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