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  • Composite boiler

    A firetube boiler which can generate steam by oil firing or the use of diesel engine exhaust gas.

  • Compression bar

    A steel bar fitted on hatch coaming upper plate against the seal, providing a weathertight joint.

  • Compression ignition engine

    Internal combustion engine that uses the heat of compression to initiate ignition to burn the fuel, which is injected...

  • Compression ratio

    Ratio of the maximum to minimum volume in the cylinder of an internal combustion engine.

  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)

    A technique using numerical methods and algorithms to solve and analyze problems that involves fluid flows.

  • Condenser

    A heat exchanger in which a vapour is deprived of its latent heat of vaporization and is changed to its liquid...

  • Condition Assessment Programme (CAP)

    A voluntary system which gives a detailed assessment of the tanker present condition at the time of inspection...

  • Condition assessment scheme (CAS)

    Inspection of a vessel to determine its technical condition.

  • Condition survey

    Normally a survey of limited scope and time, intended to identify any anticipated structural or corrosion-related...

  • Conductivity

    The reciprocal of resistivity. It is expressed as the ratio of the current density to electric field strength and...

  • Conductor

    1. A material that offers a relatively low resistance to the passage of electric current.

  • Confined space

    A space identified by one of the following characteristics: limited openings for entry and exit, unfavorable natural...

  • Connecting rod

    The rod connecting the crankpin of a reciprocating engine to the piston or the crosshead.

  • Conning position

    The place in the wheelhouse with a commanding view and which is used by navigators when commanding, maneuvering...

  • Conradson carbon value

    The measure of the percentage of carbon residue after controlled evaporation of the fuel in a closed space.

  • Con-ro carrier TIMCA

    According to Significant Ships of 2006 Designed and built by Stocznia Szczecińska Nowa the con-ro vessel TIMCA...

  • Consignee

    The person to whom goods are shipped.

  • Console

    A control panel, often the central unit, from which an operator can operate and supervise machinery or equipment.

  • Constructive total loss (CTL)

    The loss of a vessel under insurance terms, when repair costs exceed the value of the vessel itself.

  • Consumables

    Items consumed during the welding process, namely electrodes, filler wires, fluxes and shielding gases.

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