An external load that produces bending stresses within a body.
The result of vertical forces acting on a ship as a result of local differences between weight and buoyancy. The...
1. A place assigned to a vessel when anchored or lying alongside a pier, etc.
2. A bunk or bed.
To bring a ship into a berth or arrive at a berth.
Approaching and securing a vessel in a harbour, along a quayside (berth).
The angle between the flanges of a frame or other member.
The larger end of a connecting rod, i.e. where it joins the crankpin of the crankshaft.
A loop formed by doubling back a rope upon itself.
1. The intersection of bottom and side.
2. The lower parts of holds and machinery spaces where bilge water may...
Regulation 16(5) of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78 stipulates that the oil content of the effluent from oily water separator...
Supporting blocks used under the bilge for support during the vessel construction or dry-docking.
Fixed longitudinal plates fitted at the turn of the bilge so that their drag dampens roll amplitudes.
Part of the bilge system between the bilge pump and the bilge suction chest.
Cofferdams, duct keels and tunnels...
The piping used for drain the bilge wells.
The area of curved plating between the bottom shell and side shell.
Pumps used for draining the ship various compartments.
In passenger ships, the bilge pumps are to be located in...
The radius of the plating joining the side shell to the bottom shell. It is measured at midships.
The strake at the turn of bilge extending outward to a point where the side rises vertically.
Drain pipes placed on each side at the after end of the holds or compartments. The suction end is fitted with a...
A piping system intended for disposing of water that may accumulate in spaces within the vessel (holds, machinery...
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