A person on board a vessel at sea who is neither the master, a member of the crew nor engaged in any way in the business of the ship. A child under one year of age is not considered to be a passenger.
Spaces provided for the accommodation and usage of passengers, excluding baggage, store, provision and mailrooms, (SOLAS).
The FINNMARKEN is a cruise ship that can carry vehicles and both dry and refrigerated cargoes.
The ferry features a hull topped with a virtually full length superstructure containing four decks laid out with public rooms and cabins for 1164 passengers and 36 crew. Drivers are catered for separately with 4x4 berth cabins.
Freight-carrying capacity of a ship.
A roller fairlead usually operating in a horizontal plane. Its function is to change the direction of lead of a mooring or of other line on a deck.
The pelagic freezer stern trawler AFRIKA is designed to operate in the tropics, fishing mainly for sardinella and horse mackerel.
Fish living above the bottom levels, predominantly such as herring and mackerel.
The patented hull form developed by Nigel Gee and Associates Ltd.
A seawater- and oil-resistant rubber compound used for sterntube lip seals.
The new industry guidance contained in the IMO Resolution MSC.215(82) provides requirements for protective coatings in dedicated seawater ballast tanks in all types of ships and double-side spaces of bulk carriers.
The time necessary for one complete double oscillation or roll of a ship as from port to starboard and back to port.
Annual, intermediate and special surveys. The purpose of the annual and intermediate surveys is to confirm that the general condition of the vessel is maintained at a satisfactory level.
The electrical motor of the novel type. It promises high powers at relatively low weights. However, it always requires a converter.
After the seal has been in service for some time, the rubber loses some of its elasticity and has a permanent groove visible on the sealing face, measured in mm.
There are many different spaces and compartments on board a ship. Some of them could be quite empty, others can house some equipment, and therefore its different parts can be occupied by water in case of flooding.
A manned, non-self-propelled submersible tethered unit consisting of one or more chambers. All of them are maintained at an internal pressure near one atmosphere.
The method of evacuation from an oil rig in very severe weather conditions. The system consists of a cable car running between a specially equipped support vessel and the oil rig.
Crude oil and liquid hydrocarbon derived from it.
A gas evolved from petroleum. The main components of petroleum gases are hydrocarbons, but they may also contain other substances, such as hydrogen sulphide or lead alkyls as minor constituents.