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  • LNG RV (LNG re-gasification vessel)

    A new type of LNG tanker provided with re-gasification facilities. A tanker having loaded a LNG cargo in the conventional...

  • LNG tanker

    A highly-sophisticated gas carrier with very specialized LNG cargo containment system built for transportation...

  • LNG tanker BRITISH EMERALD

    Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, the BRITISH EMERALD is the LNG tanker with dual-fuel diesel-electric...

  • LNG tanker GAZ DE FRANCE ENERGY

    Although steam turbine propulsion has served LNG tankers well for a couple of decades, this type of propulsion...

  • Load Line Convention

    see International Convention on Load Lines, 1966.

  • Load line mark

    Ships must have a load line mark located amidships on both sides to indicate the maximum allowable draught under...

  • Loader

    Shore-based equipment used to load the holds of a cargo ship (e.g. conveyor belt).

  • Loading and Stability Manual

    According to SOLAS Convention every passenger ship regardless of size and every cargo ship having a length L of...

  • Loading arms

    Transfer units between ship and shore for discharge and loading oil or any liquefied gas; there are articulated...

  • Loading conditions of bulk carrier

    Alternate hold loading condition, Heavy cargo, such as iron ore, is often carried in alternate cargo holds on bulk...

  • Loading instrument

    An instrument by means of which it can be easily and quickly ascertained that the still-water bending moments and...

  • Loading overall

    The loading of cargo or ballast “over the top” through an open-ended pipe or by means of an open-ended hose entering...

  • Loading rate

    The rate of loading of a particular type of shore-based equipment (measured in tons/hour).

  • Loads

    A ship at sea encounters many types of loads and forces simultaneously, such as wave-induced bending and shear...

  • Local fire protection

    Passenger vessels over 500GT and cargo ships over 2000GT with the keel laid after July 2002 will have to be fitted...

  • Location

    The finding of ships, aircrafts or persons in distress.

  • Lock

    A region of a canal or river which can be enclosed by gates. It is then filled or emptied in order to raise or...

  • Lofting

    The process of developing the size and shape of the components of the ship hull structure from the designed lines.

  • Log

    A device, which measures the distance travelled and the speed of a ship moving through the water.

  • Log book

    A record book that the master of a ship is required to fill in during a voyage. Originally it was a book for recording...

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