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  • Liner service

    Cargo ships (liners) operating on fixed itineraries or regular schedules and established rates available to all...

  • Lines, Lines Plan

    A set of lines showing the moulded form of the hull projected on three planes perpendicular to each other.

  • Linkspan

    Adjustable bridge ramp at specially-constructed berth, designed to link up with axial stern ramps of ro-ro vessels...

  • Lip seal

    A shaft seal used to prevent the entry of the seawater or loss of oil from a stern tube bearing. A circular rubber...

  • Liquefaction

    The change into a liquid state. It usually refers to the conversion of a gas into a liquid, which requires the...

  • Liquefied CO2 carrier CORAL CARBONIC

    Built in 1999 by Frisian Shipyard Welgelegen, the Netherlands, the CORAL CARBONIC is the world first vessel designed...

  • Liquefied natural gas (LNG)

    Natural gas comes from natural sources and is composed of methane, ethane, propane and small amount of butane...

  • Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)

    Liquid petroleum gas, produced during the refining of crude oil or rich/wet natural gas and made up of propane...

  • Liquid cargo

    Cargo with a vapour pressure below 2.75 bar absolute at 37.8°C.

  • Liquid cargo ships

    see tankers.

  • Liquid chemical waste

    Substances, solutions or mixtures, offered for shipment, carried for dumping, incineration or other methods of...

  • Liquid penetrant inspection

    Procedure used for surface inspection of hull welds. A liquid penetrant, which may be a visible red liquid or a...

  • Liquid pitch carrier SUNBIRD ARROW

    At present, vessels that transport liquid pitch number only eight on the international market and the vessels have...

  • Liquid transfer operations

    Liquid cargo loading and unloading, ballasting and deballasting, ballast water exchange and tank cleaning operations.

  • List

    If the centerline plane of a ship is not vertical, as when there is more weight at one side than at the other...

  • List indication lights

    Lights visible from the deck showing that a ship is listing.

  • Livestock carriers

    Vessels designed to carry live animals. Ventilation and drain systems are of crucial concern. They are usually...

  • LNG cargo containment systems

    LNG has three major characteristics as a seaborne trade cargo: the super low temperature (-160°C), a low specific...

  • LNG re-gasification vessel GDF SUEZ NEPTUNE

    GDF SUEZ NEPTUNE was built by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), Korea, and delivered to her operator Hoeg LNG, on...

  • LNG Reliquefaction System

    LNG carriers have, up to 2006, mainly been driven by steam turbines. The boil-off gas (BOG) from the LNG cargo...

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