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  • OBO

    Abbreviation for a combination carrier designed to carry oil, bulk cargoes or ore cargoes.

  • Ocean area coverage

    Area A1: Covered by VHF coast radio stations providing digital selective calling (DSC) alerting services (typically...

  • Ocean areas

    Navigation area beyond the outer limits of coastal waters where freedom of course-setting is not restricted in...

  • Oceanographic research vessel RRS JAMES COOK

    31 August, 2006, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) took delivery of the newest addition to their...

  • Octopus Onboard system

    A modular decision support system developed by Amarcon BV for avoiding dangerous situations in adverse weather...

  • Officer

    One of the certificated members of the ship staff who under the master authority assist him in navigation and operation...

  • Officer of the watch, navigator

    The person responsible for safe navigating, operating of the bridge equipment and manoeuvring of the ship.

  • Offset table

    A booklet containing measurements, which are, taken from a faired lines plan to give the coordinates according...

  • Offsets

    A term used for the co-ordinates of a ship form, deck heights, etc.

  • Offshore

    Industrial activity at sea, e.g. drilling and pumping at an oil or gas well.

  • Offshore Construction and Anchor Handling Vessel NORMAND INSTALLER

    Designed by Wärtsilä Ship Design, an offshore construction vessel NORMAND INSTALLER was built in 2006 by Ulstein...


    Depending of water depths, fixed or floating installations are used for offshore oil and gas production.


    During the past decades the offshore oil and gas industries have expanded tremendously, which has led to ever increasing...

  • Offshore unit

    Any floating offshore structure (including vessels and barges), designed for operating afloat or supported by seabed.

  • Oil

    Petroleum in any form including crude oil, sludge, oil refuse and refined products.

  • Oil clearance, oil recovery

    An operation of removing oil from the water surface.

  • Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)

    The OCIMF is a voluntary association of oil companies interested in shipment and storage of crude oil and oil products...

  • Oil distribution shaft

    It is a hollow propulsion shaft with the bore and radial holes used for distribution of hydraulic oil in controllable...

  • Oil Pollution Act (OPA)

    The American rules on the safety of transport of hydrocarbons by sea. Provisions apply to tanker structure, with...

  • Oil Record Book

    The document required to be carried on board ships by MARPOL 73/78, Annex I, reg. 20.

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