M

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  • MCF

    A measure of volume denoting one thousand cubic feet of natural gas equal to 28.3168 cubic metres.

  • Mean time between failures

    The ratio of the accumulated operating time for a sample of parts to the total number of failures in the sample...

  • Means of rescue (MOR)

    Means for rapidly recovering survivors from water and transferring them from rescue units or survival craft to...

  • Mechanical efficiency

    The ratio of shaft power to the indicated power of an internal combustion engine.

  • Mechanical seal

    A shaft sealing arrangement fitted to pumps in place of a stuffing box and gland packing assembly.

  • Medium-speed engine

    An internal combustion engine operating within the range from 250 rev/min to about 1200 rev/min.

  • Melting

    The process of changing a solid into liquid.

  • Membrane BioReactor (MBR)

    Wärtsilä Hamworthy’s MBR technology is an advanced wastewater treatment process based on biological degradation...

  • Membrane containment system of HANJIN MUSCAT

    Built in 1999 by Hanjin Heavy Industries Co Ltd, Korea, LNG tanker HANJIN MUSCAT has four cargo tanks contained...

  • Membrane technology

    The membrane technology was developed by the naval engineering firms Gaz Transport and S.N. Technigaz for the transport...

  • Membrane type Nitrogen Generator System

    Built in Japan at the Namura yard, the methanol carrier MILLENNIUM EXPLORER is equipped with the world largest...

  • Membrane-type LNG cargo containment system

    Membrane systems exploit the double hull of the ship as the supporting structure on which a cryogenic liner – performing...

  • Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (MOU)

    Agreements on port state control signed in several regions of the world by the coastal states ; 1982 Paris MOU...

  • Mermaid propulsion unit

    The Rolls-Royce’ s podded propulsor developed by Kamewa and Alstom and available from 5 to 25MW.

  • Messenger line

    A light line attached to the end of a main mooring line and used to assist in heaving the mooring to the shore...

  • Messroom

    Dinning room for officers or crew.

  • Metacentre M (initial transverse metacentre)

    When a ship floating at rest in still water is inclined by an external force to a small angle fi, the centre of...

  • Metacentric height

    The vertical distance between G and M is referred to as the metacentric height. The relative positions of vertical...

  • Methane hydrate

    Methane hydrate is a cage–like lattice of ice inside of which are trapped molecules of methane, the chief constituent...

  • Methanol carrier MILLENNIUM EXPLORER

    The double-hulled methanol carrier MILLENNIUM EXPLORER has twice the capacity of any other vessel of its type...

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