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  • Foam filled fender

    In this type of a fender, the core consists of closed-cell, resilient, energy absorbing foam covered with protective...

  • Foam solution

    The mixture produced by diluting foam concentrate with water before processing to make foam.

  • Foam system

    A foam system has a storage tanks containing foam concentrate.

  • Foam, also froth

    An aerated solution that is used for fire prevention and fire-fighting. Foam is an efficient agent for extinguishing...

  • Folding cover

    Any variety of hatch cover, which hinges and folds during opening.


    CAD/CAM/CIM system from Spanish consulting and engineering house Sener.

  • Force

    Acceleration or retardation of the mass results from an applied force. When unit mass is given unit acceleration...

  • Force Majeure

    The title of a standard clause in marine contracts exempting the parties from nonfulfillment of their obligations...

  • Fore peak

    The watertight compartment situated forward of the collision bulkhead.

  • Fore-and-aft

    In line with the length of the ship; longitudinal.

  • Forecastle

    A superstructure which extends from the forward perpendicular aft to a point which is forward of the after perpendicular...

  • Forecastle deck

    A deck forming the upper boundary of a forecastle.

  • Forefoot

    The lower end of a ship's stem which curves to meet the keel.

  • Forest products

    Packaged timber, pulp, board, newsprint, lightweight coated (LWC) paper, baled waste paper.

  • Forging

    Steel worked to a desired shape by hammering while extremely hot.

  • Forklift track

    A machine used to pick up and move goods loaded on pallets or skids.

  • Formal safety assessment (FSA)

    FSA is a rational and systematic process for assessing the risks associated with shipping activity and for evaluating...

  • Forward

    At or in the direction of the bow. Also the fore part of the ship.

  • Forward perpendicular

    A vertical line through the intersection of the foreside of the stem with the waterline on which the length is...

  • Forward shoulder

    The part of a ship where entrance region meets the parallel middle body.

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