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  • Manifold

    A chamber functioning as a connection point for various valves and pipelines.

  • Manipulator

    A remotely-operated work arm.

  • Manned facility

    A facility with permanently-occupied living accommodations, or the one that requires continuous presence of personnel...

  • Manning

    The number of personnel forming the ship crew.

  • Manoeuvrability of the ship, manoeuvring capability of ship

    Manoeuvring characteristics such as turning, yaw-checking, course-keeping and stopping abilities of the ship.

  • Manoeuvring characteristics

    The IMO resolution MSC.137(76) “Standards for Ship Manoeuvrability” identify the following characteristics: Inherent...

  • Manoeuvring criteria

    The manoeuvrability of the conventional ship at full load is considered satisfactory if the following criteria...

  • Manoeuvring Information

    Pilot card, wheelhouse poster and manoeuvring booklet as required by the resolution A.601(15) “Provision and Display...

  • Manoeuvring parameters

    According to IMO resolution MSC.137(76) “Standards for Ship Manoeuvrability” adopted on 4 December 2002.

  • Manoeuvring speed

    A vessel reduced rate of speed in restricted waters such as fairways, harbours, etc.

  • Manoeuvring stations

    Forecastle, stern, pilot boarding station, muster stations.

  • Manoeuvring tests

    The full-scale trials conducted in order to evaluate such performance of a ship as turning, yaw-checking, course-keeping...

  • Margin line

    A line drawn at least 76mm below the upper surface of the bulkhead deck at side, (SOLAS).

  • Margin plate

    The outboard strake of the inner bottom.


    The Maritime Research Institute Netherlands was founded in 1929 as the Netherlands Ship Model Basin (NSMB) by the...


    Marine evacuation systems (MES) are provided for the high-speed evacuation of a large number of passengers and...

  • Marine evacuation systems (MES)

    MES is an appliance for the rapid transfer of persons from the embarkation deck of a ship to a floating survival...

  • Marine fuel oils

    Heavy residual fuel oils (HFO) are used in the majority of motor ships. International standard ISO 8217 gives 12...

  • Marine riser

    A large diameter tube, which extends from the blowout preventer on the seabed, to the drilling platform. It is...

  • Maritime industrial Organizations

    A variety of Shipowners associations, trade unions and insurance companies such as: BIMCO and INTERCARGO.

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