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  • Charter party

    A written contract between the owner of a vessel and the person desiring to employ the vessel (charterer), setting...

  • Charterer

    Cargo owner or another person/company who hires a ship for a particular voyage or a period of time.

  • Chartering

    To hire a ship to carry goods/cargo.

  • Chartering agent

    A shipbroker acting on behalf of charterer in negotiations about the chartering of a ship.

  • Check valve

    A valve which permits the flow of liquid in only one direction, i.e. a non-return valve.

  • Checkered plate

    A plate used as floor, marked with raised diamond checkers or squares to provide good footing.

  • Chemical curing paints

    Paints contain two components: the base and the hardener. Curing is obtained by mixing the base and hardener in...

  • Chemical tanker BOW SUN

    According to Significant Ships of 2003 The BOW SUN, delivered by New Szczecin Shipyard in 2003, is one of the...

  • CHEMICAL TANKERS

    Chemical tankers are cargo ships constructed or adapted and used for the carriage of any liquid chemicals in bulk.

  • Chemicals

    Substances derived from petroleum or coal, caustics, acids, or products of polymerization.

  • Cherry picker

    Equipment fitted with a hydraulic arm to enable inspectors and workers to approach inaccessible areas of a structure.

  • Chief Engineer

    The senior engineer officer responsible for the satisfactory operation and maintenance of the main and auxiliary...

  • Chief Mate, Chief Officer

    The officer in the deck department next in rank to the Master. The chief mate takes over the position of the Master...

  • Chine

    A sharp edged bend in a ship hull plating.

  • Chlorinated rubber

    High molecular weight polymer which is used as a binder in some physically drying paints.

  • Chock

    A guide for a mooring line, or steel towing wire which enables the line to pass through a ship bulwark or other...

  • Chocks

    One of several pieces of metal precisely fitted between machinery units and their foundations to ensure alignment...

  • Christmas tree

    1. A set of Suez Canal lights on the rear mast. They look as lights on the Christmas tree.

  • CIF

    Cost, Insurance, Freight. CIF designates the cargo is to be carried free of charge for the buyer; the seller pays...

  • Circuit

    A combination of electrical devices and conductors which, when connected together in a closed path, perform a particular...

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