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  • Electrogas welding

    An arc welding process that uses an arc between a continuous filler metal electrode and the weld pool, employing...

  • Electrolytic descaling

    The method of surface preparation which can be used for ballast tanks before drydocking. It bases on a breakdown...

  • Electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS)

    The newly developed navigational tool using digital charts (vectorised and raster charts) for navigational tasks...

  • Electronic navigational chart (ENC), also vectorised chart

    Vector charts made up of layers which can be displayed selectively. Each point on the chart is digitally mapped...

  • Electroslag welding (ESW)

    A welding process that produces coalescence of metals with molten slag that melts the filler metal and the surface...

  • Elevators

    Vertical transportation facilities, passenger lifts, service/crew elevators.

  • Embark

    Refers to any time that crew boards the ship, like initial boarding or boarding in a port of call.

  • Embarkation ladder

    The ladder provided at survival craft embarkation stations to permit access to survival craft after launching.

  • Emergency Cable Brake, stonker

    A safety mechanism to arrest the cable in the event of a catastrophic failure or danger to personnel, when the...

  • Emergency condition

    A condition under which any services needed for normal operational and habitable conditions are not in working...

  • Emergency consumers

    Mandatory consumers, which after breakdown of the main energy supply, must be fed by the emergency energy supply.

  • Emergency drive systems

    Emergency drive systems are typically installed in ships with geared medium-speed engines by connecting an electric...

  • Emergency equipment lockers

    GRP cabinets weathertight to IP55 with a range of equipment to aid escape from enclosed spaces in the vessel under...

  • Emergency escape breathing device (EEBD)

    A self-contained compressed air apparatus for escape from a contaminated environment. It consists of a compressed...

  • Emergency fire pump

    A seawater pump which supply the ship fire main when the machinery space pump is not available.

  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)

    The 406 MHz satellite EPIRB is a small battery-powered transmitting device designed to provide rapid alerting...

  • Emergency response

    All actions through alarm, escape, muster, communications and control, evacuation and rescue.

  • Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel (ERRV)

    A purpose-built rescue vessel attending offshore installations. An ERRV should combine good manoeuvrability, enhanced...

  • Emergency services

    Fire and gas detection, fire fighting equipment, emergency generator, etc. that needs to be used in an emergency.

  • Emergency source of electrical power

    A source of electrical power, intended to supply the emergency switchboard in the event of failure of the supply...

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