A system to stow 20-feet containers into 40-feet cell guides. Starting from tank top you can stow from 1 to 4 tiers 20-feet containers (only secured by single stacking cones) and top them up with at least one 40-feet container.
One million British Thermal Units. BTU is a traditional unit of energy equal to 1055.06 joules. It is the amount of energy needed to cool or heat one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.
Million standard cubic feet per day is a unit of measurement mainly used in the USA. Mainly used as a measure for natural gas. One MMSCFD equals 1180 m3/h.
There are several types of man overboard retrieval equipment like ladders, scrambling nets, A-frames, Jason’s cradle, hydraulically operated platforms, etc.
A steel box (mobile mini drydock) provided with an access hatch and used as an external enclosure to carry out dry work to be done underwater.
If geological predictions based on seismic surveys show that a particular offshore area offer promising prospects for finding oil, a well is drilled to examine these predictions.
Mobile Offshore Units – Self-elevating or column-stabilized units, not fitted with drilling equipment, production facilities, hydrocarbon storage, or any other system onboard handling hydrocarbons.
Towing tanks, manoeuvring and seakeeping basins used to carry out experiments with models.
The most comprehensive assessment of power requirements for a new ship is obtained by conducting experiments with a model hull and propeller in a towing tank.
Modeling and simulation is the use of models as a basis for simulations to develop data utilized for managerial or technical decision making.
Fruit and vegetables can be transported in a nitrogen reach atmosphere in order to slow down the ripening process.
A method of construction of machinery that includes independent modules that when combined makeup the larger machine. The modules can easily be exchanged when maintenance or repair is required thereby reducing downtime.
The mole (symbol: mol) is the unit of measurement for amount of substance in the International System of Units (SI).
Molten-salt batteries are a class of battery that uses molten salts as an electrolyte and offers both a high energy density and a high power density.
A molten salt reactor (MSR) is a class of nuclear fission reactor in which the primary nuclear reactor coolant and/or the fuel is a molten salt mixture.
Designed by Delta Marine, of Istanbul, the 11,000dwt combined molten suplhur and bitumen tanker is one of only very few vessels of this type in service worldwide.
The attempt of a force to turn a body. It is usually measured by the product of the force and the length of lever.
The moment of inertia, of a rigid body is a quantity that determines the torque needed for a desired angular acceleration about a rotational axis.
The product of the mass and the square of its perpendicular distance from the axis considered, which is summed for all the elements in the body considered.
The moment which will try to return a ship to upright position when she is inclined.