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  • Circuit breakers

    Devices that interrupt high currents to protect electrical equipment from damage caused by current surges, e.g...

  • Circuit diagram

    A drawing which details the functioning of a circuit. All the essential parts and their connections are shown by...

  • Circulating pump

    A centrifugal or axial-flow type pump which supplies large volumes of water to a system, usually for cooling purposes...

  • Cladding

    A coating applied to a material, e.g. a stainless steel coating bonded onto mild steel.

  • Clamp truck

    A small electric track used onboard to handle paper reels and powered by electric cable from the ship supply.

  • Clarification

    Liquid/solids separation with the intention of separating solid particles from a liquid having a lower density...

  • Clarifier

    A separator that cleans the oil from solid particles and traces of water.

  • Clarifier disc

    A disc which replaces the gravity disc in the separator bowl in the case of clarifier operation. The disc seals...

  • Class

    Classification symbols and associated marks and notations assigned to a vessel by aclassification society depending...

  • Class notation

    The classification details of a ship hull or machinery using particular terms or abbreviations, e.g. oil tanker...

  • Class surveyor

    Any member of the technical staff of the classification society. The primary task of classification society surveyors...

  • Class term

    Classification certificates are issued for a period known as the class term or the term. The first term starts...

  • Classification

    The assigning of class to merchant ships according to certain rules established by aclassification society.

  • Classification certificates

    Certificates for hull, machinery installations, boilers, automated installations, etc, issued by a classification...

  • Classification process

    The process of class assignment starts with the application made by the owner or the builder. The documents relevant...

  • Classification societies

    Usually non-profit organizations originally introduced to protect the interests of shipowners and cargo owners...

  • Cleading

    A covering used to prevent the radiation or conduction of heat, e.g. boiler casing.

  • Clear view screen

    A device which offers a clear area in a bridge or wheelhouse window in foul weather. It consists of a glass disc...

  • Clearance of vessel

    A vessel has clearance when official permission is given by the authorities to leave port.

  • Cleat

    1. A fitting having two arms or horns around which ropes may be made fastened.

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