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  • Camshaft lubricating oil system

    This system lubricates the camshaft bearings, the roller guides and supplies oil to the hydraulic exhaust valve...

  • Cant

    A log which is “slub-cut”, i.e. ripped lengthwise so that the resulting thick pieces have two opposite, parallel...

  • CAP propulsion system

    The CAP propulsion system is a new propulsion and manoeuvering system developed by Motala Verkstad. It consists...

  • Capacity of vessel

    Capacity of vessel can be measured in many ways depending upon the type of vessel. Capacity of traditional general...

  • Capacity Plan

    A plan of the spaces available for cargo, fuel, fresh water, water ballast, etc, and containing cubic or weight...

  • Capital-intensive tonnage

    Vessel demanding relatively large investments, e.g. cruise ships, gas and chemical tankers, etc.

  • Capsizing

    In common understanding, by capsizing people generally mean a sudden passing of a ship from the upright position...

  • Capstan, warping capstan

    A warping head with a vertical axis used for handling mooring or other lines. - Anchor capstan – A capstan in...

  • Captain, master

    The highest officer aboard ship responsible for the safety of the ship, crew and cargo. The captain oversees all...

  • Car carriers

    Vessels specially designed for efficient transport of cars (pure car carriers), or variety of cars, trucks, tractors...

  • Car deck ramp

    A one section ramp with flaps, integrated in a fixed or hoistable car deck panel, or just hinged or connected to...

  • Car decks

    Light decks fitted in ferries and ro-ro vessels. Except for pure car carriers, car decks are usually designed to...

  • Carbon capture and storage (CCS)

    Process of trapping carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels or any other chemical or biological process...

  • Carbon dioxide (CO2)

    Colourless extremely harmful gas that is heavier than air. It is stored in a liquefied state in fire extinguishers...

  • Carbon dioxide (CO2) flooding system

    A fixed installation designed to displace the oxygen in the protected space and thus extinguish the fire, usually...

  • Carbon footprint

    Amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels.

  • Carbon monoxide (CO)

    An odourless, colourless and toxic gas. Because it is impossible to see, taste or smell the toxic fumes, CO can...

  • Cardan shaft

    A mechanical arrangement which provides flexibility in the alignment of a driving and driven shaft, i.e. a flexible...

  • Cardinal points

    The four main points of the compass: north, east, south and west.

  • Cargo

    The freight carried by a ship.

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