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  • Pad gas

    Gas added to the vapour space of the vessel or tank to prevent the forming of an explosive or ignitable vapour-air...

  • Padding

    Charging of the gas pad, usually nitrogen, above the liquid cargo to prevent the cargo coming in contact with air.

  • Paint

    A liquid material applied or spread over a solid surface on which it subsequently dries or hardens to form a continuous...

  • Paint cracking

    Deep cracks in paint that expose substrate.

  • Paint system

    The complete number and type of coats applied in the painting job.

  • Pallet

    A wooden or steel flat tray for stocking goods in boxes, cartons or bags, can be stacked. Its function is to facilitate...

  • Pallet swinger

    A crane designed for handling pallets on refrigerated cargo vessels and others where cargo is carried in pallets.

  • Panama Canal

    The Panama Canal is approximately 80 kilometers long and connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

  • Panama Canal SOPEP

    A special SOPEP manual requested by the Panama Canal Authorities.

  • Panel

    One unit of a set of hatch cover closures.

  • Panting

    The pulsation in and out of the bow and stern plating when a ship alternately rises and plunges deep into water.

  • Paper carrier, newsprint carrier

    A special cargo vessel designed to transport paper cargo. Paper carriers are often equipped with side loading system.

  • Parallel mid-body

    The ship length for which the midship section is constant in area and shape.

  • Parallel Side Loader

    An innovative gantry-type shipboard crane developed by Wijnne & Barends for the handling of forest products and...

  • Parametric roll prevention system (IPRP)

    The anti-heeling system developed by the German company Intering™ to prevent the build-up of parametric rolling...

  • Parametric roll resonance

    A ship in longitudinal seas experiences a completely different shape of the underwater volume as compared with...

  • Parametric rolling

    The stability moment of a ship is the product of the righting lever and the total weight. In head or following...

  • Paravane

    Device used to achieve lateral separation for In-Sea Equipment towed from a seismic vessel.

  • Partially weatertight hatch covers

    Hatch covers without sealing between comings and panels and with non-weatertight gaps between panels.

  • Particulates, particle matter (PM) emissions

    A complex mixture of inorganic and organic substances comprising mainly soot (elemental carbon), nitrates, carbonates...

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