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  • MODEL TESTS

    The most comprehensive assessment of power requirements for a new ship is obtained by conducting experiments with...

  • Modified atmosphere

    Fruit and vegetables can be transported in a nitrogen reach atmosphere in order to slow down the ripening process...

  • Molten sulphur/bitumen tanker FS CHARLOTTE

    Designed by Delta Marine, of Istanbul, the 11,000dwt combined molten suplhur and bitumen tanker is one of only...

  • Moment

    The attempt of a force to turn a body. It is usually measured by the product of the force and the length of lever.

  • Moment of inertia, mass moment of inertia

    The product of the mass and the square of its perpendicular distance from the axis considered, which is summed...

  • Moment of statical stability

    The moment which will try to return a ship to upright position when she is inclined.

  • Monitoring

    Act of checking equipment and surroundings constantly in order to detect changes.

  • Monitoring system

    A system designed to supervise the operational status of machinery or systems by means of instruments which provide...

  • Monitoring workstation

    Workstation from where equipment and environment can be checked constantly.

  • Montreal Protocol

    “The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer”, 1987, and the respective adjustments/amendments...

  • Moonpool

    A large opening through the deck and bottom of drill ships, diving support vessels or well intervention vessels...

  • Mooring

    Securing a ship at a pier or elsewhere by several lines or cables to limit her movement.

  • Mooring and Towing Manual

    A novel document with index and characteristics of machinery, equipment, shipboard fittings and ropes available...

  • Mooring arrangement, mooring pattern, mooring layout

    The geometric arrangement of mooring lines between the ship and the berth. See also Arrangement of chocks and bitts...

  • Mooring drums

    Mooring drums may be either split or undivided. For either type of drum, the diameter should be 16 times the wire...

  • Mooring equipment

    Mooring equipment includes mooring winches, anchor windlasses, chain stoppers, fairleads and capstans.

  • Mooring fittings, shipboard fittings

    Bollards and bitts, fairleads, stand rollers and chocks used for the normal mooring of the ship and similar components...

  • Mooring lines

    Lines (or cables) used to secure a ship at a berth. Mooring lines should be arranged as symmetrically as possible...

  • Mooring restrain

    The capability of a mooring system to resist external forces on the ship.

  • Mooring retention

    Number of mooring lines by line breaking strength.

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